Ansip (l) and Oettinger - both responsible for digital affairs (Photo: European Commission)

EU commissioners at odds over geo-blocking

Less than a week after EU digital commissioner Andrus Ansip announced he wants to end geo-blocking, his fellow commissioner Gunther Oettinger indicated he was in no rush to abolish the practice of restricting online content based on someone's location.

“We should not throw away the baby with the bath water”, Oettinger said in an interview with German newspaper ...

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