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The December report begins with the debates over the Artificial Intelligence Act within the European Union (EU) and the perspective of developing a common rulebook for AI between the EU and the United States (US). The report also highlights the on-going discussions about online streaming regulation in Australia and Canada. The report emphasizes as well the struggle for subscribers involving several streaming platforms, such as Spotify, YouTube Music, Netflix, Disney Plus, and HBO Max. Then, the report turns to the geographical expansion of several video streamers in South Africa and Southeast Asia, as well as to new business plans, such as the investment from Amazon in theatrical film releases, the involvement of Netflix in live sports, and the discussions about the future of the French streaming service Salto.