Monthly Archives: May 2016

Geo-blocking in the EU: An obstacle for online shoppers

The European Commission carried out research on the existence of unjustified geo-blocking practices among 10.537 e-commerce websites in 143 country pairs and in 8 sectors of the most commonly purchased goods and services online. The study found that geo-blocking practices were identified in 63 % of all websites assessed, and only about 1 in 3 […]

Press release – Commission proposes new e-commerce rules to help consumers and companies reap full benefit of Single Market

European Commission – Press Release
Brussels, 25 May 2016

The European Commission today tabled a package of measures to allow consumers and companies to buy and sell products and services online more easily and confidently across the EU.

© European Union 2016

Delivering on its Digital Single Market and Single Market strategies, the European Commission has presented a three-pronged […]

Euro 2016: Some useful consumer advice and travel tips

Next month France will be a popular destination with a lot of football fans since it will be hosting the UEFA Euro 2016 Championship from June 10th till July 10th. Useful tips and advice about purchasing of tickets and travelling around France can be found in this poster issued by ECC Belgium. Additionally clicking on […]