Amendments Hijacking Dangerous Goods Regulations Raise Serious Online Rights Concerns
October 4, 2013
New EU regualtions, which if passed will be immediately imposed across all 28 member states, are designed to improve and streamline the system to ensure that consumers are protected from unsafe physical products turning up on store shelves. A very worthy objective.
However, recent amendments have been tabled at the committee stage to make these rules apply to online services. The tentacles of intellectual property (more…)