Article 13 of the EU Copyright Directive could have a drastic impact on video game streamers and their fans in Europe, according a recent survey commissioned by Comparitech.

Nearly half of surveyed gamers who stream video of themselves playing video games on Twitch, Youtube, and other video sites say the legal implications of Article 13 would dissuade them from streaming gameplay.

Our survey questioned 1,500 video game streamers in the UK about how they would respond to Article 13 of the recently passed EU Copyright Directive, which mandates content filtering of copyrighted material before it is posted online.

Key highlights of the survey:

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Paul Bischofftech – Comparitech – May 2, 2019.

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