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In Journal of Common Market Studies JCMS 2013 pp. 1–17

The online consultation received 700 responses and eventually led to public backlash and a campaign against the Commission’s proposals from grass-roots movements, which were taken on board by the European Parliament (Horten, 2011).



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Copyright Enforcement Enigma launch, March 2012

In 2012, I presented my PhD research in the European Parliament.

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