Currently, many content providers block access to their services outside the country where the consumer lives and has paid for the subscription. Photograph: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

People who legally buy content such as films, TV shows and football matches should be able to watch them throughout Europe, says EC official

Consumers who subscribe to TV, sports and film services – from Sky Sports to Netflix – will be able to access them when they travel within Europe under proposed new EU rules.

Under the proposals, part of the European Commissions’s digital single-market strategy, Europeans will be able to… [Read more on The Guardian]