Revision of Audiovisual Media Services Directive – Video-sharing Platforms

Professor Lorna Woods, University of Essex The revision of the Audiovisual Media Services Directive has been discussed since 2016.  There were significant differences between the responses of the Council and the European Parliament to the Commission’s proposal.  There have been 9 informal trilogue meetings up to and including that of 26th April 2018.  Although the institutions state progress has been made, the text has not yet been finalised – ‘technical details’ remain to be agreed in June. In response to a request to see the preparations for trilogue negotiations, the…