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Those dastardly Eurocrats are now threatening to break up Google, not that they really have any jurisdiction over the make-up of an American Company - but German MEP Andreas Schwab is sponsoring a draft motion for the European Parliament to consider ways to unbundle Google’s principal parts.

 

For me, this follows hotly on from the ’unbundling’ of Lloyds Bank - another great EU initiative, which bundled me into a bank where I had no say in the process - I was ...

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Lloyds Bank has breeched the fundamental Consumer Right of Choice

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In trying to toe the line of one EU Directive, Lloyds Bank has in fact breeched a number of fundamental consumer rights. I feel like I’ve been subjected to banking apartheid.

 

As stated in a previous blog post, I have been a customer of Lloyds Bank for 25 years, and at the time of writing am still supposedly a Lloyds TSB Platinum Account holder. I signed up to Lloyds when I joined Aston University in 1988 - I believe there were 4 branches on campus - Barclays, Lloyds, Midland and ...

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