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Title: E-commerce: Ban on unjustified geo-blocking and discrimination practices among customers
Author: [European Parliament: European Parliamentary Research Service]
Series/Date: Plenary at a Glance February 2018
Source Origin: EU
Source Type: Policy-making, Blog/Journal/Series
Notes: In May 2016, the European Commission proposed a new regulation that would prohibit online sellers of physical goods and of some types of electronically supplied services and content from discriminating among customers based on their nationality or place of residence within the European Union.

The European Parliament was expected to vote on the proposal during the February 2018 (I) plenary session.

Author: Tambiama Madiega
Source URL: http://www.europarl.europa.eu/RegData/etudes/ATAG/2018/614684/EPRS_ATA(2018)614684_EN.pdf
Homepage URL: http://libraryeuroparl.wordpress.com/
Keywords: Digital Single Market strategy - DSM - Cross border online services - Online shopping - Unlocking e-commerce potential - Geo-blocking | Geoblocking - Digital economy - Regulation No 2006/2004 - Directive 2009/22/EC - eCommerce | E-commerce package - COM / 2016 / 289
Subjects:  12.7 - Consumer rights
 7.5.b - Commerce
 6.4.a - Free movement of goods - Harmonisation - Standardisation
 6.4.c - Free movement of services / Freedom of establishment
Geographic Indicators:  European Union
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