Investor Concern Regarding Potential New Regulation in Germany (2014)
Source: Le Merle, Matthew C., Tallulah J. Le Merle and Evan Engstrom. "The Impact of Internet Regulation on Early Stage Investment, " Fifth Era, November, 2014
Topic: Illegal Content
Reference year: 2014
Geographical area: Germany
Method: Survey (N = 30)
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According to the chart, 80% of German investors believe the legal environment has the most negative impact on their investing activities with a significant majority of 90% concerned about investing in digital content intermediaries that are today confronted by ambiguity and uncertain outcomes, potentially large damages, and the risks of secondary liability if new anti-piracy regulations are introduced.