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EU wants European movie quotas for Netflix and Amazon

Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 05:50
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Netflix - headed by CEO Reed Hastings (left) and chief content officer Ted Sarandos (right) - has released its first major French-language series Marseille, starring French actor Gerard Depardieu (centre).

Brussels

US firms Netflix and Amazon face quotas for European movies and television shows under new European Union proposals unveiled on Wednesday that also aim to lift cross-border barriers for Internet shoppers.

The plan is the latest step towards what Brussels calls a digital