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CNIL calls for national debate on surveillance society

Monday 16 December 2013 | 09:26 CET | News
Speaking on the airwaves of France Inter, Falque-Pierrotin, the chairwoman of French data protection authority CNIL, has called for the nation to take part in a great debate on what she called the "surveillance society", Les Echos reports. Her call came within days of the Senate's adoption of legislation that reinforces the authorities' surveillance of internet users' communications. The CNIL explained in a press release issued before the amendment was adopted that the new law establishes three justifications for monitoring people's phone calls and internet use in real time: national

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