France bristles as Netflix broadens European access

September 13, 2014 4:03 PM

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French resistance and fears of cultural imperialism have greeted the streaming video giant’s march across the continent

Netflix is set to tap into six new markets tomorrow, hoping to gain a big subscriber base in Europe, but is facing a frosty welcome in France. Well-established French competitors are trying to head off a Netflix wave, the French government wants oversight and the cinema industry wants Netflix to inv...

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