Germany wants to regulate a 24-hour livestream as a broadcaster

On top of the usual paperwork, streamers are looking at a cost of between €1,000 to €10,000 ($1,080 to $10,800). That’s relatively trivial for a TV station, but it’s a lot more intimidating for someone streaming video from home. And there’s also the question of what else falls under this regulation. Would shorter streams and on-demand video also qualify? There’s a chance that German internet users will have to think very carefully before they go live. – Jon Fingas, Engadget

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