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Stop Geo-Blocking

Geo-blockinG_1.jpg Geo-Blocking is a discriminatory business practice as it discriminates on the basis of nationality. Geo-blocking prevents consumers from certain nationalities to buy from particular websites. It is anti-competitive as it is a form of market segmentation. 

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The Consumers’ Association have been active behind the scenes in order to solve this problem.  We wish to announce that recently there have been positive developments in this area thanks to the cooperation of the Ministers involved in this issue.  We hope that we would be able to announce these developments soon. 

Views on Unaddressed Unsolicited Promotional Mail

DSC01746.JPGRecently the Ministry for Sustainable Development, the Environment and Climate Change issued a public consultation on Unaddressed Unsolicited Promotional Mail in order to tackle this problem.

Malta Communications Authority fines Melita

The MCA found that in five instances reported to it Melita was found to have acted in breach of its obligations at law when it failed to action requests from a number of its subscribers to terminate their services.

This decision follows a sanction previously imposed by the MCA on Melita in July, following one complaint received on the matter.  Regrettably, despite such action, the MCA continued to receive similar complaints from other Melita subscribers.

Distribuzzjoni cilindri tal-gass

L-Ghaqda tal-Konsumaturi llum qed tippubblika r-reazzjoni taghha dwar id-dokument ‘Reform of the LPG market structure - the Door-to-Door Distribution and Retail of LPG Cylinders" li l-Awtorita’ ta’ Malta ghar- Rizorsi harget ghal konsultazzjoni pubblika aktar kmieni dan ix-xahar.

Dawn ir-rakkomandazzjonijiet huma bbazati fuq ilmenti maghmula minn konsumaturi u mibnija fuq l-esperjenza ezistenti migjuba bhala rizultat tal-eskluzivita’ geografika ga moghtija lid-distributuri tac-cilindri tal-gass. L-Ghaqda ssostni li din is-sistema bazikament gabet deterjorament tal-kwalita’ fis-servizz moghti lill-konsumaturi.

UPDATED - Liberalise the gas distribution market

The Consumers’ Association has called for the liberalisation of the gas distribution market.

In a statement this morning, it said it believed that the interests of consumers should always come before those of operators and pique.


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