Member states approve reduced tax for e-books and digital press

By |oktober 2nd, 2018|e-books, Ecofin, News, Taxation, VAT, VAT fraud|

EU ministers of finance reached an agreement on Tuesday (2 October) to allow willing member states to apply reduced VAT rates or even scrap taxes on electronic books and digital press.

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Negotiators agree to end geoblocking in move ahead on EU ecommerce files

By |november 21st, 2017|Andrus Ansip, audio-visual, copyright, digital services, Dita Charanzová, e-books, Estonian Presidency, geo-blocking, geoblocking, News, Roza Thun, Spotify, streaming|

MEPs, member states and the European Commission agreed on a compromise deal to end geoblocking restrictions, a move that will force e-commerce businesses to sell to shoppers around the EU regardless of what country they live in.

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String of e-commerce bills struggle to keep pace

By |junij 26th, 2017|e-books, ecommerce market, geo-blocking, News, Online Shopping, VAT, VAT reduction|

One-and-a-half years after the European Commission proposed a string of new laws aimed at making it easier for e-commerce businesses to sell and for customers to buy across the EU, negotiations on those bills are trudging ahead at different speeds.

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MEPs want to lift online geoblocking for Spotify and ebooks

By |april 25th, 2017|Andrus Ansip, copyright, copyright reform, e-books, e-Commerce, geo-blocking, News, retail, Roza Thun, Spotify, streaming|

MEPs in the Internal Market Committee approved geoblocking rules that could open up access to music streaming sites and ebook sales across the EU, going beyond the European Commission's proposal and setting up a fight with industry groups.

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Deal in sight for Amazon in e-books case against EU

By |marec 21st, 2017|Amazon, e-books, electronic books, News|

An imminent commitments decision in the Amazon e-books case would help both parties avoid an escalation which would be in neither of their interests, according to sector experts. EURACTIV’s partner PaRR reports.

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