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Geo-blocking and non audiovisual copyrighted content services

Georgios Petropoulos attended a meeting of IMCO Working Group on the Digital Single Market on November 14.

Publishing date
18 November 2016

The Working Group (WG) on the Digital Single Market (DSM) of European Parliament's Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection (IMCO) organised its tenth meeting on November 14.  The aim of the meeting was to assess different aspects of the Commission Proposal for a Regulation on geo-blocking.

Georgios Petropoulos presented the results of his research on geo-blocking and non audiovisual copyrighted content services.

Watch the video recording of the meeting.

About the authors

  • Georgios Petropoulos

    Georgios Petropoulos joined Bruegel as a visiting fellow in November 2015, and he has been a resident fellow since April 2016. Since March 2022, he has been a non-resident fellow. Since March 2019, he is a Marie Curie Skłodowska Research Fellow at MIT and Bruegel and post-doctoral fellow at the MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy. Georgios’ research focuses on the implications of digital technologies on innovation, competition policy and labour markets. He is currently studying how we should regulate digital platforms, what the relationship between big data and market competition is as well as how the adoption of robots and information technologies affect labour markets and firms’ market returns. He holds a bachelors degree in Physics, master’s degrees in mathematical economics and econometrics and a PhD degree in Economics. He has also studied Astrophysics at a Master's level.

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