Four measures to limit the dominance of platforms like YouTube and Facebook
For our public debate, we are far too dependent on the whims of dominant companies such as Google and Facebook. The time is nigh for politicians to step in, and here are four measures they should take.
EU Parliamentarians make statement on the Digital Single Market
On 14 December 2015, the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE) and the Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection (IMCO) met in Strasbourg to vote on their report ”Towards a Digital Single Market Act”. This non-legislative statement is a response to the European Commission’s Digital Single Market (DSM) strategy, presented on 6 […]
EU Consultation on future internet regulation – have your say!
The European Commission has launched a consultation on the role of “Internet platforms” – which it basically defines as pretty much any online services you can think of! The consultation is of crucial importance because it will help define the rules that govern how you use the Internet. It will be crucial for new rules […]