Not only do I agree, but I believe a similar issue surrounds fair use.
Accusations of U.S. centrism are indefensible when they're based on
restrictive laws in non-U.S. countries.
Now, that doesn't mean there aren't practical advantages to
accommodating other countries' needs, but the lack of doing so is hardly
Ray Saintonge wrote:
As much as I enjoy blaming the United States for most
of the world's
ills, this is one point where that would have no justification.
If the Europeans want to whinge about the availability of American
material being a violation of NPOV they have one excellent solution:
Make their own material free.