More proof that the EU is a waste of time. I mean really, THIS is what they're doing with their governing power? Making stupid rules to "stick it" to teenagers? Woooo good going there Europe, you really showed them kids.
Personally, I've found most people with their music up too loud can be asked politely to turn it down, most oblige. Only a few become jerks about it. As far as your own hearing goes, well, that sucks for you.
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