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Denmark charges streaming services such as Netflix a 6% tax on revenue in the country


The passage of the bill comes as governments across Europe try to provide support for local television and film production as a result of the rapidly growing popularity of streaming services.

“Denmark needs to go as far as possible in providing good public services to children and young people, which can serve as a real alternative to technology giant platforms and foreign content,” the Ministry of Culture said in a statement.

He added that the fragmented media landscape following the entry of global streaming services “could cause problems for the cohesion and democratic dialogue in our country”.

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US streaming services have already made several productions in Denmark. Recently, Netflix partnered with Danish broadcaster DR to produce the fourth season of the “Borgen” series, which aired this year.

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