Internet shoppers 'in the dark'

Monday, 12 November 2007, 4:29 PM EST

Many consumers do not understand their rights or the potential risks when buying goods online, according to the Trading Standards Institute.

It believes many of the UK's 62,000-plus internet traders are not aware of their responsibilities either. The warning comes as part of National Consumer Week, which this year focuses on "buying from afar".

At the BBC.

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