The Portability Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2017/1128)

Author:Sebastian Engels - Jan Bernd Nordemann
Position::Attorney-at-law at BOEHMERT & BOEHMERT, Berlin office - LL.M. (Cambridge), attorney-at-law at BOEHMERT & BOEHMERT, Berlin office, certified IP, copyright and media lawyer, honorary professor at the Humboldt University Berlin

Since 1 April 2018, the Portability Regulation prohibits geo-blocking of online content within the European Union. The regulation regulates the unrestricted access to (paid) subscribed online content of all European citizens, regardless of where they are present in EU territory. The presence must be "temporary". Providers of fee-based online content are then obliged to guarantee their subscribers ... (see full summary)

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