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Consumers across the European Union could be given new powers to join forces to sue a business under plans announced by the European Commission today. Class action lawsuits could be publicly funded under the proposals. The Commission's Green Paper on Consumer Collective Redress (pdf) proposes new ways of dealing with …

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  1. Anonymous Coward
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    Hmmmm....

    Do I smell Vista Ready lawsuit?

  2. Anonymous Coward
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    Good

    Because class action lawsuits work so well in America, noone ever goes about a class action on the off-chance and their courts are not clogged up at all.

  3. kain preacher

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    But the US taxpayer does not fund these suits up front..

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