Originally Posted by rogue_librarian
if an EU-based vendor sells to a consumer in another country than his own, the laws of the consumer's country of residence apply. Sweet, isn't it?
So as a German etc. you can buy in confidence knowing that your country's laws apply.
What is so sweet about this?
Germany has the best consumer protection, so the rest is actually worse off.
And good luck with your interpretation of EU-Law when as a German you bought something, say in the UK and "force" your assumed rights.
Before accepting statements as yours and base purchases on it I would like to know what qualification is behind thies leagal expertise.