France proposes police controls on who uses public information

“The French parliament will discuss within three weeks a law that will result in the authorities carrying out “behaviour checks” on members of the public and organisations wanting to reuse information obtained from public bodies. The likely effect is to severely limit access to information and freedom of expression (please find more information about this in the press release below)

Access Info Europe and Regards Citoyens have drafted a letter to ask the MPs involved to withdraw the amendment. If you want to support us in this initiative please SIGN THE LETTER below (deadline 6th of December). You can sign it by sending us an email with your name and the organisation you belong to, to Victoria Anderica, victoria@access-info.org or you can include your name in the following pad: http://openetherpad.org/opendata-no-controleddata

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