Famously in the Irish referendum it was the overwhelming "no" among youger voters 'wot swing it.
How can the EU make itself more popular with younder people?
Probably not by chucking them off the net for file sharing.
Civil liberties fans are up in arms about it too.
"The legislation failed in France; so here it is, coming straight back via the European Parliament... since when has EU-sponsored mass telecoms snooping and censorship been the policy of the Conservative Party?