1 in 4 European internet users still experience blocking of internet content, study shows.
24% of European internet users say they are prevented by their providers from watching videos, listening music or using other applications of their choice, according to a new Eurobarometer survey of 28,000 citizens across the EU.
Blocking still a common practice
The survey found that:
41% experience problems watching a video on a mobile device and 37% on the fixed Internet connection at home (due to speed limitations or blocking of content)
23% experience problems listening to music on their mobile device,
23% experience problems uploading content on Facebook, blogs or forums through their mobile device
19% experience problems playing online games at desk computer,
9% experience problems using Internet-delivered phone calls