France has been spying on citizens through its external intelligence agency DGSE (Direction générale de la Sécurité extérieure), Le Monde reported on 4 July.

According to the French newspaper, France has, like the US with NSA’s Prism project, a large-scale espionage telecommunications device. This “Big Brother”, as it was named by Le Monde, has been collecting electromagnetic signals from computers and phones in France, as well as flows between the country and abroad.

“Politicians know, bu...

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