EU to quiz German government over online copyright bill

After receiving complaints, the Commission will ask Germany for further information

By Loek Essers, IDG News Service |  IT Management

The Commission did not immediately respond to a request for comment about possible actions it could take. But according to a European directive that lays down a procedure for the provision of information in the field of technical standards, member must notify the Commission of draft technical rules so other states and the Commission can comment on them. This procedure could halt the adoption process for 18 months.

Loek is Amsterdam Correspondent and covers online privacy, intellectual property, open-source and online payment issues for the IDG News Service. Follow him on Twitter at @loekessers or email tips and comments to loek_essers@idg.com

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