The Geo-blocking Regulation (EU Regulation No. 2018/302) goes live!

The Geo-blocking Regulation (EU Regulation No. 2018/302) goes live!

As from the 3rd of December 2018, the Geo-blocking regulation enters into force;

The provisions of said EU Regulation lift among others:
(a) blocking of access to online interfaces and
(b) redirecting to other online interfaces for reasons related to the nationality, place of residence or place of establishment of a customer.

In other words, redirecting a customer to a specific country-website, solely based on the country of residence of the customer, is no longer permitted.

You can find more information on the particulars of the Geo-blocking regulation here