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EC targets CE, video game markets over geo-blocking

Thursday 2 February 2017 | 13:17 CET | News
The European Commission announced an investigation into whether companies in the consumer electronics, video game and hotel sectors are offering different prices and sales terms to customers depending on which EU country they live in. In principle, the single EU market should mean consumers can buy the same products across the 28 states at the same prices and conditions. However, the EU's competition arm has found that some offers may not be available to everyone, due to the buyer's country of origin.

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Asus / Capcom / European Commission / Philips / REWE
Countries: Europe
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