According to Vaizey, the new system is suffering from “technical delays” and that time is needed “to iron out a few kinks”.
“[It’s] nothing fundamental, nothing serious,” he told GI.biz. “And we’ll crack on with it as fast as we can.”
The system was rescheduled to April 1, 2011, a year after being passed with the Digital Economy bill.
According to GI.biz: “The latest delay is due to the time it will take to secure European parliament approval”.
A PEGI source also told the site that “what goes on the front of the box is fine” but what goes on the back of the box is “still being discussed”.