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Twitter rebuts Sarkozy censorship allegations

The social-networking site implies that the suspension of the accounts that belittled the French president disregarded the site's parody and spam rules.

By February 22, 2012

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Did Twitter 'censor' accounts that parody France's Sarkozy?

A France-based digital-rights group says Twitter removed four Sarkozy-esque accounts after the French president opened his own account last week.

By February 21, 2012

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Did French President Sarkozy download pirated movies, music?

YouHaveDownloaded.com links BitTorrent downloads to IP address at French president's residential palace. Sarkozy is a strong proponent of anti-piracy legislation.

By December 15, 2011

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Sarkozy's 'New Year's wish': Investigate Google

Not long after a list of pro-copyright proposals stirred controversy, France's president says he supports an investigation of Google as well as a tax on search engines.

By January 7, 2010

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Google, Facebook, Amazon may be subject to French taxes

The European government proposes levying a tax on Internet-based tech companies that make mass amounts of revenue with online advertising.

By January 21, 2013

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U.S. accused of cyberattack on French government

The United States denies it was involved in any attack on the French government, calling it a top ally.

By November 21, 2012

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France sees first conviction under new antipiracy law

A man is ordered to pay fine for failing to secure his Internet connection, which was used to pirate copyrighted songs. Hey, what happened to the U.S. version of graduated response?

By September 13, 2012

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French illegal downloads agency Hadopi may be abolished

The French police service set up to stop illegal downloads may be abolished, as the new French Government said it has failed to meet its aims.

By August 5, 2012

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Pakistan blocks Twitter over 'blasphemous' images, report says

The country implements the ban over concerns about a promotion involving posting images of the prophet Muhammad. Facebook has taken a more conciliatory approach.

By May 20, 2012

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France criminalizes citizens who visit terrorist and hate Web sites

After a self-described extremist went on a hate crime-fueled killing spree, President Sarkozy announces it is now illegal to frequent Web sites that promote terrorism or hate.

By March 22, 2012