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The French Prime Minister Manuel Valls has ruled out introducing restrictions on public Wi-Fi and access to Tor as a response to the Paris terrorist attacks.
Earlier this month, documents leaked to Le Monde suggested that the French police were asking for powers for the following (among others):
- Curtail public Wi-Fi
- Enforce GPS tracking of rented cars
- Allow the use of cellphone collection stations
- Authorize the eradication of Tor
But the socialist leader has told the gendarmes to ficher le camp.
As the fatal Paris attacks altered the security agenda in France, French daily Le Monde, reported that the French government now considers banning access to free Wi-Fi and the Tor anonymity network.Le Monde viewed an internal document from the Ministry of Interior which has a report by the French Department of Civil Liberties and Legal Affairs (DLPAJ) that lists two proposed bills – one around the State of Emergency and the other on combating counter-terrorism.The State of Emergency