Posts by hrucic

MEPs Voting Behaviour: ‘Winning Sides and Grand Coalitions’?

MEPs Voting Behaviour: ‘Winning Sides and Grand Coalitions’?

How do MEPs Vote after Lisbon? VoteWatch.eu tries to shed light on this question in their third six-monthly report on the voting behaviour of the Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) and their political groups. Dr Sara Hagemann and Simon Hix, respectively, Executive Director and Chairman of VoteWatch.eu, from the London School of Economics presented the insights of the report during its...

Read More

Data Retention: A keeper or not?

Data Retention: A keeper or not?

Coincidence or not, in the evaluation process of the Data Retention Directive (2006/24/EC) the Directorate-General Home Affairs of the European Commission invited all stakeholders to participate on Friday the 3th of December at the 3th Data Retention Conference, themed ‘Taking on the Data Retention Directive’. Cecilia Malmström, the Swedish European Commissioner for Home Affairs,...

Read More

Net Neutrality: The Oxford Street Dilemma

Net Neutrality: The Oxford Street Dilemma

The Hon Ed Vaizey MP, Minister for Culture, Communications  and Creative Industries, remarked in his recent speech at the Financial Times World Telecoms Conference 2010 (16 & 17th November) that: ‘Unlike in the UK, in some parts of the US consumers have no choice which ISP they use because only one offers a service in their area. So the debate has particular resonance there. ISPs could...

Read More