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EU Commission Alleges Video-Game Geoblocking

The European Commission has charged Valve Corp., the owner of Steam video-game distribution platform, and five video-game publishers with breaking European Union (EU) competition rules through their use of geoblocking, which restricts access to digital content on a territorial basis.

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The European Commission has charged Valve Corp., the owner of Steam video-game distribution platform, and five video-game publishers with breaking European Union (EU) competition rules through their use of geoblocking, which restricts access to digital content on a territorial basis. The commission alleges that Steam, the biggest online portal for PC games in the world, and the five companies prevented consumers from purchasing video games outside their home country.

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