Hungarian Watch

Official Letter from Neelie Kroes to Hungarian Government, Giving Two-Week Ultimatum

In Uncategorized on January 25, 2011 at 10:03 am

Click here to see the full, official letter that Neelie Kroes (VP of European Commission, responsible for digital agenda) sent to the Hungarian government, giving it two weeks to show that its new media law does, in fact, follow EU regulations.  If Hungary fails to do so, it can face a court case and/or fines.

As reported earlier, the European Commission (EC) found Hungary’s new media law “unsatisfactory” in a preliminary investigation.

The Hungarian government issued a statement that it would respond to the letter from the EC before the two weeks expire.  We cannot wait to see how they try to weasel out of this one…


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