The Big Brother of Europe? France Moves Closer to Unprecedented Internet Regulation

The lower house of the French parliament has approved a draft bill that will allow the state unprecedented control over the Internet. Although the government says it will improve security for ordinary citizens, civil rights activists are warning of a "new level" of censorship and surveillance.
New draft laws look set to give the French government unprecendented control of the Internet.

New draft laws look set to give the French government unprecendented control of the Internet.

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