Hot! French Government Censor the Internet as Part of State of Emergency

The French National Assembly last week voted to extend the country’s state of emergency for three more months, reports The Register.

Legislation made in 1955 is also being updated to include technological advances.

Since the Paris attacks, the State of Emergency Bill has alerted civil liberty activists to what they term “authoritarian” measures, especially in regard to the level of censorship and surveillance that is being granted with computers.

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