The policy debate doesn't always happen within the official policy fora such as European Commission consultations, or European Parliament committees. Especially when it comes to the Internet and online content. Certain interest groups are trying to deal with it in other venues, such as court cases against Internet companies. This section looks at instances of legal action against Internet services by private interest groups, or actions by Member States who are implementing laws and initiatives that stand to block the free Internet.
If you like the articles in this section and you are interested in Internet policy-making in the EU, you may like my books A Copyright Masquerade: How Corporate Lobbying Threatens Online Freedoms and The Copyright Enforcement Enigma - Internet Politics and the ‘Telecoms Package’