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02.09.16
Uber shuts down its app in Paris to support driver protest
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Uber shuts down its app in Paris to support driver protest

Proposed legislation threatens nearly 10,000 private driver jobs, it says.

By S. Dent,   02.09.16
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01.22.16
France wants to fix the terrible AZERTY keyboard
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France wants to fix the terrible AZERTY keyboard

The government thinks it's harming the French language. And where the hell is the "@" key?

By S. Dent,   01.22.16
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12.21.15
Lawsuit demands the right to resell Steam games
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Lawsuit demands the right to resell Steam games

A French group says you should have the freedom to pass along your digital games.

By J. Fingas,   12.21.15
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12.11.15
French prime minister says public WiFi will not be banned
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French prime minister says public WiFi will not be banned

Prime minister Manuel Valls called the internet 'a freedom.'

By R. Lawler,   12.11.15
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12.11.15
Pepper the robot's latest job is in a train station
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Pepper the robot's latest job is in a train station

The robot is speaking French and literally doing 'The Locomotion'.

By M. Smith,   12.11.15
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12.07.15
French police want to ban public WiFi during emergencies
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French police want to ban public WiFi during emergencies

The 'Gendarmes' also want to ban the Tor network outright.

By S. Dent,   12.07.15
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11.17.15
Anonymous goes to war with ISIS over Paris attacks
11.17.15

Anonymous goes to war with ISIS over Paris attacks

The hacker collective promises massive cyberattacks, social media shenanigans.

By A. Tarantola,   11.17.15
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