Agenda items include energy & environment, digital, trade, transport and general policy items.
Legal Affairs Committee MEPs approved new rules that aim to give consumers a wider choice in online TV and radio news and current affairs programmes across borders in the EU.
“This means the end of discrimination of consumers buying physical goods online in the European Single Market. European consumers will no longer be deprived of access to physical goods or services based on their nationality, residence or IP address”, said the European Parliament’s lead negotiator, Roza Thun MEP who defends the consumer’s right to profit from the whole Single Market.
The European Parliament, the Council and the Commission have tonight delivered on commitments made during September’s Digital Summit in Tallinn by ending unjustified geoblocking, one of the EU priority files for 2017
The agenda includes a public hearing on the Digital Single Market in peripheral member states, challenges and opportunities.
Update: An addendum to the draft agenda concerning transport policy is now available.
Agenda items concern energy & environment, digital, transport and trade policy.
A summary of the Committee’s consideration of amendments is now available.
A summary of the policy debate is available.
Today, the Estonian Minister for Entrepreneurship and IT Urve Palo chaired the Council meeting in Luxembourg, marking the first Telecommunication formal ministerial meeting held by the Estonian Presidency.
Yesterday, 19 October, for the first day of the European Council, the heads of state or government of the European Union held in-depth discussions on the aims set during the Tallinn Digital Summit and reaffirmed their determination to move forward with the development of a digital Europe.