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Lyon’s 400,000 Library Books Going Online

Lyon’s 400,000 Library Books Going Online

Back in July 2008 when Lyon’s local library forged a deal with Google to digitize its entire book collection, the outcry from French intellectuals served again to highlight the schizophrenia underlying Franco-American relations. France, which in 1789 took inspiration from American constitutional ideals,  is a country that in equal measure obsessively delights in and detests the United States.  So […]

Read French News Online on Kindle

Read French News Online on Kindle

Now you can access French News Online via your Kindle reader and take us with you on holiday or when travelling. The Kindle version can be found here and updates automatically to your Kindle device every time we publish new articles and features online.    As we move to develop French News Online to meet growing demand for access […]

The Internet is Doing Fine, Leave It Alone

The Internet is Doing Fine, Leave It Alone

The Washington Times makes a powerful plea to European leaders to stop meddling with innovation and let business flourish. Very pertinent given the current dire state of the EU economy. Here at French-New-Online we fully concur. Indeed we foolishly imagined that Merkel et al had plenty to do to resolve the sovereign debt mess with which we […]

Sarkozy: ‘Regulate’ not ‘Restrain’ the Internet

Sarkozy:  ‘Regulate’ not ‘Restrain’ the Internet

Despite plunging popularity in the polls President Nicolas Sarkozy seems determined to pursue an increasingly authoritarian line on Internet regulation. The President now presiding over the G8 group of the world’s most powerful economies, has scheduled a special sideshow, the ‘G8 du Web’ to be held in Deauville on May 26-27 to deal with the […]

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