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January 09, 2018 - Regulatory, Intellectual Property

Regulatory Changes Ahead: The 2018 Landscape for Technology Businesses in Europe

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The European Union’s annual Work Programme states that, in 2018, the European Commission will prioritize the following technology issues:

  • Establishing a regulatory framework for online communications;
  • Reforming copyrights in the digital single market (DSM);
  • Regulating contracts that concern the supply of digital content;
  • Preventing traders from geo-blocking (i.e., discriminating against customers located in other EU Member States);
  • Regulating cross-border package-delivery services; and
  • Establishing online privacy legislation.
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