France's planned surveillance law: an attack on freedom


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An attack on our fundamental freedoms is in process. Its authors are the people who govern us, ranged around its principal author, prime minister Manuel Valls, and include the minister of justice, Christiane Taubira, whose profound silence on the issue can be taken for approval. Their accomplices are those elected officials who represent us, from Left and Right, and who, with rare and brave exceptions, are hastening to approve this official crime to the point of making it worse with their legislative zeal.