Brits blind to cultural assault by international streamers

While the Australian government gets the vapours about regulating streaming companies, the EU and the UK go in boots and all – but the British position is just plain weird.

Boris Johnston’s government has officially laid out plans to give the television sector a belting far beyond the fiddling by Morrison’s planners in Australia. 

The story dripped into the international press, fed by an early briefing to The Times and The Daily Telegraph, and has now been confirmed by an official release. Here goes.

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David Tiley was the Editor of Screenhub from 2005 until he became Content Lead for Film in 2021 with a special interest in policy. He is a writer in screen media with a long career in educational programs, documentary, and government funding, with a side order in script editing. He values curiosity, humour and objectivity in support of Australian visions and the art of storytelling.