Updates begin: Government proposes greater protection for consumers of digital content – Technology Law Update

Posted July 24th, 2013 in compensation, consumer protection, copyright, internet, news by tracey

“Online providers may be aware that currently, a consumer who buys a CD or DVD has greater protection than one who purchases exactly the same content by downloading it from the internet. The UK Government has recognised a need to update the law and published a Draft Consumer Rights Bill on 12 June 2013, which gives protection to consumers of digital content. ‘Digital Content’ is defined broadly in the Bill and will include, for example, video and music downloads, e-books, apps and online games.”

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Technology Law Update, 22nd July 2013

Source: www.technology-law-blog.co.uk