Brits could face a Netflix blackout during holidays to Europe following Brexit
- Current ‘portability’ rules mean subscribers get same content in EU as at home
- But after March 29, 2019 users could be restricted to services available locally
- UK tourists’ favourite shows and films may not be available on the Continent
British citizens may be blocked from using online services like Netflix while on European holidays after Brexit.
Under current ‘portability’ rules, anyone who subscribes to these services has the same content they pay for at home while visiting other EU countries.
Services offering film, music and video-game downloads and e-books let customers access their purchases while abroad.
British citizens may be blocked from using online services like Netflix while on European holidays after Brexit
But after March 29 next year, they could be restricted to the services available locally.
This could mean UK tourists’ favourite shows and films, such as The Crown and Stranger Things, may not be available to them while they are travelling on the Continent.