E’ stata approvata a Parigi due giorni fa, tra molte polemiche, una nuova legge che potenzia in modo considerevole le capacità di raccolta informativa dei Servizi all’interno del territorio francese (qui il testo). Diverse le novità, ben sintetizzate dal New York Times:
[…] The provisions, as currently outlined, would allow the intelligence services to tap cellphones, read emails and force Internet companies to comply with requests to allow the government to sift through virtually all of their subscribers’ communications. Among the types of surveillance that the intelligence services would be able to carry out is bulk collection and analysis of metadata similar to that done by the United States’ National Security Agency.
The intelligence services could also request the right to put hidden microphones in a room or on objects such as cars or in computers, or to place antennas to capture telephone conversations or mechanisms that capture text messages. Both French citizens and foreigners could be tapped. […]
Anche l’intelligence francese si attrezza per la competizione globale…