Depuis dix ans, La Quadrature du Net lutte pour qu’Internet reste un outil d’émancipation. Face à la censure généralisée, utilisant le prétexte de la lutte contre le « piratage », le terrorisme et maintenant la « haine ». Face…

The European chapters of the Internet Society have issued a press release that develops an strong argumented stand against the three-strikes approach proposed by the French Olivennes law. Various amendments to the telecom package in…

Brussels, September 3rd, 2008. MEPs, representatives of the European Commission and Council have discussed yesterday in plenary session, in Brussels, the reform of European law on electronic communications (Telecoms Package).

Let’s show MEPs that debates on early September and vote on end of September are scrutinized by citizens who are concerned by their freedoms on Internet.

During summer, professional lobbies are in holidays too. And they…

Planned for September, 2nd, the vote of the Telecom Package was postponed by the Conference of Presidents (which is made up of the chairs of the political groups and the President of the European Parliament).…

On Monday, July 7th, the IMCO and ITRE committees of the European Parliament passed the review of European telecommunications law known as “Telecoms Package”. All of the amendments damaging to the Internet, that were condemmed…

Brussels, July 1st, 2008 – updated : July 2nd, 2008

One week before a key vote in the reform of European law on electronic communications (“Telecoms Package”), La Quadrature du Net (Squaring the Net) denounces a…

“I want to see everything and know everything.” – Nicolas Sarkozy, 2006, on video-surveillance

The French economic newspaper Les Échos reports, that ARCEP, the French authority for telecom regulation, recently released a notice critical of the Olivennes law project.

ARCEP considers that, given the current state of technology, Internet Service…

1984: The amendments on the Telecoms Package are killing fundamental freedoms

Brussels – Guy Bono is indignant about the freedom-killing amendments that have been submitted in the framework of the “Telecoms Package”, that is currently being…

Nota for English speaking-readers: the notion of a mutualised scheme is less familiar in English than in Latin languages (in part because of the use of “mutual” for companies). We use this expression for schemes…