Consumer rights

Virtual escape game to educate young people about consumer rights

EU leaders hope to use the game to teach young people about their consumer rights, after a proliferation of online spending and apps over the past two years. The European Commission’s Directorate-General for Consumers has set up what is described as an educational escape game aimed at 16-24 year olds. …

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‘Expiration’ Date Labels Needed to Guide Australians in Purchases of White Goods and Electronics, Report Says | Australia News

Home appliances and electronics must be clearly labeled with repair information and “expiration” dates, according to a new report from the Productivity Commission. The Right to Repair Commission report found that the labeling system should be tested in Australia. The commission spent the last year examining Australia’s so-called “right to …

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What are the Covid reimbursement rights for holidays abroad?

Two female travelers wearing masks The newly identified Omicron variant of Covid has caused more disruption for international travelers. Quarantine is being reintroduced for people arriving from certain African countries, flights have been canceled and PCR testing will be mandatory within 48 hours of arriving in the UK from November …

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Consumer Protection Act 2019 Assessment: E for the Effort

In 2019, amid outcry and protests against the repeal of Article 370 of the Constitution, the Indian government passed the Consumer Protection Act 2019 (Act of 2019) by parliament and hailed it as a tool to protect consumer rights and simplify the consumer dispute resolution mechanism. . However, even after …

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“Double-11” buying frenzy matures with over 82.1 billion yuan in sales according to NielsenIQ analysis

BEIJING, 25 November 2021 / PRNewswire / – This year’s ‘Double-11’ shopping carnival saw further changes in duration, channel preference and consumer categories from previous years, according to the latest study from leading NielsenIQ of providing, an unbiased view of consumer behavior, on a global scale. This year’s carnival sees …

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Why Consumers Fight for Technology for the “Right to a Repair”

Some of us are old enough to remember the days when you could easily replace a failed battery in your flip phone. These days, repairing virtually any electronic device – from a smartphone to a game console, microwave, or fan – can cost more than buying a new one. Manufacturers …

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Expanding the horizons of consumer law in India – Kashmir Reader

The growing interdependence of the global economy as well as the global nature of many business activities have contributed to the universal emphasis on protecting and promoting consumer rights. Consumers demand better products and services. While recent technical advancements have had a huge impact in this direction, the reality is …

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To Fight Marylanders’ Medical Debt: The Virtual Forum That Can Help Residents Having Trouble Paying Their Medical Bills | WDVM25 and DCW50

MARYLAND (WDVM) – The past 20 months have shown us how important medical care is, and more so how expensive it can be. Senator Chris Van Hollen wants to help people in Maryland who are struggling with medical debt and who may still be uninsured. According to statistics from a …

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Apple Self-Service Repair Program | Right of reparation

Consumer advocates have lobbied for years for repair rights protections that make it easier and more affordable for people to restore broken gadgets. They also wonder why manufacturers have a say in where you fix that paid smartphone, laptop, or game console. “It’s just basic protection of your property rights …

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Southern Water: Geldof Supports Non-Payment Campaign for Wastewater Discharge | The water

Water company fined record £ 90million for dumping raw sewage faces a taxpayer revolt over its continued discharge into the sea. A non-payment campaign against Southern Water, initiated by four residents of Whitstable in Kent, is expected to gain momentum. This week’s protesters received support from Bob Geldof, who lives …

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