New EU rules for sale of digital content proposed
The European Commission today revealed the first two pieces of legislation it wants to pass under its Digital Single Market project.
New rules for the sale of digital content, and changes to allow portability of content that consumers have paid for, have been proposed. A more detailed explanation is below.
Responding to the announcements, Ukie CEO Dr Jo Twist said:
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