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KEK demanded Reform of the concentration of control : Who's going to check Google or Youtube?

frustrated by The Commission for determining concentration in the media (KEK). Although she was able to submit on Tuesday their already sixth report, but your test order still could not be limited. You are only allowed to check the private TV broadcasters in Germany, reaching an audience share of 25 percent and more. Thus, the threshold would be exceeded, – the acceptance – the power of the market to opinion education is power. This engagement letter was issued years ago, when television was the dominant Medium. Meanwhile, search engines such as Google, platforms, à la Youtube came social media like Facebook and other media offerings. The CEC must, however, focus more on the television. Its Chairman Georgios Gounalakis complained at the press conference that "the radio and centering the concentration of control is in accordance with", because "the power of opinion outside of the television is not covered by existing media concentration law". And: "A concentration of control in the online area."

test of all opinion media relevant offers

The Commission now demands your Scrutiny and related issues of Diversity and security as the overall market, revise the model to novel. Netflix, Google, Youtube, i.e., the Total of all the opinions that are relevant, so editorially-designed media captures would offers. A Herculean task, the trusts of the CEC. For this you do not need to win the broadcasting policy is concerned, but for appropriate Changes in the media state Treaty. Apparently, the CEC members, reported the location would Westfalen interests of individual countries, above all in Bavaria and North-Rhine, as high as possible intervention thresholds. You seem only to jobs, but not for concentration control. The CEC will call for the Reform. Joachim Huber

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