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EC approves limits on geoblocking, AV sector excluded

Wednesday 25 May 2016 | 12:23 CET | News
The European Commission has presented its proposals for regulations to increase cross-border e-commerce in the EU, including restrictions on geoblocking in certain circumstances and increased consumer protections. Following a public consultation, the regulation's focus was narrowed to focus on prohibiting discrimination in cross-border sales of physical goods. Digital products will be subject to a more gradual approach, with some provisions not taking effect until 2018 and certain sectors such as transport, financial services and copyright-protected content excluded. 

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