Thursday June 23, 2016

MPAA: Europe’s Geo Unblocking Plans Threaten Movie Industry

Does anyone know what the hell this guy is talking about? How is geo-blocking in the best interests of consumers? Hell, how is it in the best interest of the film industry? Does anyone besides the MPAA benefit from geo-blocking?

MPAA Chairman and CEO Chris Dodd fears that Europe's plans to limit geo-blocking will "cause great harm" to the movie industry. In a keynote address at the CineEurope convention, Dodd warned that broad access to movies and TV-shows will result in fewer films and higher prices for consumers.