Macron faces backlash after proposing to 'cut off' social media during riots

France also passes a bill to provide remote snooping powers to police

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French president faces backlash after proposing to 'cut off' social media during riots
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French president faces backlash after proposing to 'cut off' social media during riots

Using such measures would put France alongside authoritarian nations like Russia, China, Iran and North Korea, critics say

French government faced strong criticism this week following President Emmanuel Macron's statement advocating for powers to "cut off" social media platforms in the event of widespread violence, suc...

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