European Union – Telecommunications. The Court of Justice of the European Union made a preliminary ruling concerning the interpretation of art 52(3) of Directive (EC) 2007/64 (on payment services in the internal market). The request had been made in proceedings between the Consumer Information Association and T-Mobile Austria GmbH (T-Mobile), concerning T-Mobile's pricing practice of requiring its clients to pay additional charges where payment was made through online banking or by way of paper transfer order.