French Surveillance Law Implicates Internet Service Providers, Web Hosts
Internet service providers in France will have to install black boxes that analyze users’ metadata and alert authorities of possible terrorist activity under the country’s sweeping surveillance bill, which the Constitutional Council approved on Thursday night.
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Ignoring the fact that these black boxes are a bad idea for a lot of reasons and all the technical hurdles associated therein - assuming the law is successfully passed, does this change anybody's enthusiasm for hosting in France? Or does one just assume that you're under surveillance all the time anyway so this is just one more level to overcome?
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