Estimated impact of the intermediary liability regime on start-ups in Germany (%)

Topic: Illegal Content
Source: The economic impact of safe harbours on Internet intermediary start-ups
Type: Solution
Sub type: Removal of illegal content
Years: 2015
Geographical: Germany
Method: Report
Germany’s start-up ecosystem could moderately benefit from increased liability protection in particular to increase its start-up success rate. Oxera model estimates that it could increase by 1.6 percentage points, translating into an increase of around 9% on its current success rate. The net present value of successful firms could increase by 3%.