France has its own program to spy on Internet users




France has its own program to spy on Internet users

News reports revealed that France have their own programs to spy on the Internet, along the lines of the program “PRISM” National Security Agency’s America.

The newspaper “Le Monde” French report confirms that the General Directorate for External Security of the French intelligence service (DGSE) collects data communications and e-mail messages and Internet traffic, which takes place in all parts of the country.

The newspaper added, in the report, which was published on Thursday, that the program of the General Directorate of External Security combines well as information on the movement of the use of social networks such as “Facebook” and other Internet services for companies such as “Google” and “Apple” and “Microsoft” and “Yahoo.”

She explained, “Le Monde” in its report, quoting French officials eminent not browse names, that security management French do not collect only public data such as the extended communications and the caller’s name and the name of the recipient of contact names and Web sites that are accessible, stressing that information such as the content of calls or messages E-mail is not acquainted with them.

And took advantage of the General Directorate of External Security of the Astbart French loophole in French law for collecting data enabling to carry out spying on the communications traffic and surf the Internet in the country, did not explain the Gazette whether officials of the French government and French President aware of the program this spyware particularly as the French Committee for Data Protection opposes such practices.

France became after this report is the latest country where exposed government attempts to spy on Internet users and means of communications, after he exposed the program “Prism” the U.S. and beyond , where British intelligence report revealed it تتنصت on fiber-optic wires to spy on Internet users.
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