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EU Investigates Hollywood And Sky TV's Geo-Fencing Movies

Brussels has picked a fight with Hollywood over its business model of selling film licences country by country and opened an investigation into Sky UK for blocking access to films for viewers outside Britain. The European Commission is going after America’s biggest studios — Disney, NBCUniversal, Paramount Pictures, Sony, Twentieth Century Fox and Warner Bros. — in a highly political antitrust battle that could revolutionise pay-to-view television in Europe. 

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