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The November report begins with the harsh debate about the media chronology regulation in France and the strong pressure from Disney in order to reform the long-dated French windowing system, the latter setting the timetable for films shown in cinemas to be shown on television or streaming services. The report also highlights the discussions between the European Union (EU) and the United States in the framework of the Trade and Technology Council. Then, the report deals with censorship issues over streaming services in Vietnam, as well as the debate over network costs and tech companies in South Korea. Moreover, the report emphasizes the worldwide expansion of several video streamers, focusing on Netflix and Paramount Plus. Finally, the report turns to new business plans and strategic partnerships of streaming platforms. The first deals with the new agreement between streaming services and movie theaters in the United States and Canada, while the second focuses on StemDrop, the new music platform launched by TikTok, which is a new way of releasing music and of reinventing music collaboration.
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