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Digital Republic Bill Uses Crowdsourcing To Promote Data Protection, Net Neutrality And Openness In France

There have been plenty of really bad ideas coming out of France in the digital arena recently, as Techdirt has been reporting. So it makes a pleasant change to be able to write about a new law that has quite a few good ideas. One reason for that might be that the French government used a form of crowdsourcing to help shape what is known as the "Digital Republic Bill": The bill's text was drafted following a ground-breaking co-construction process in the form of a massive nationwide consultation initiated by the Prime Minister in October 2014.
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