John Leyden reports:
Privacy advocates have criticised French plans to expand digital surveillance as badly thought out and rushed.
A bill (“Projet de Loi Relatif au Renseignement”) – which was drawn up before the Charlie Hebdo and Hyper Casher supermarket attacks – is due to go before the National Assembly next week under an accelerated legislative procedure that dispenses with the need for a second reading.
However, international non-governmental organization Human Rights Watch (HRW) argues that the measures are packed full of problematic clauses.
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