a new tax on the horizon?

The government wants to introduce an increase of €0.75 on all internet and mobile plans, regardless of operator. A tax that is supposed to help reduce the digital divide in France, but may have the opposite effect… It’s not just the price of smartphones that are skyrocketing: mobile phone and internet access plans are also … Read more

Ex-lover of Toulouse woman stalked online sentenced by justice

The Criminal Court of Toulouse sentenced Stéphane P., resident of Somme, to two years in prison, one of which is suspended for violence, threats of execution, blackmail and identity theft against his ex-partner Sophia. On the other hand, the mass distribution of videos and intimate photos of the 38-year-old young woman, without her consent, was … Read more

Three-quarters of people over the age of 10 will have a mobile phone by 2022, according to the UN.

The use of the Internet concerns two-thirds of the world’s population, i.e. 5.3 billion people. Nearly three-quarters of people over 10 in 2022 will have a mobile phone that facilitates access to the Internet, and nearly a third of the world’s population is still deprived of this international network, the UN said on Wednesday. “Mobile … Read more

Partnerships ensure meaningful connections in Africa

Internet access is critical to Africa’s economic and social transformation, making it crucial for governments to invest in digital technologies, urges the Acting Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa, Antonio Pedro. “Digitalization is key to achieving the SDGs and Agenda 2063 and achieving this requires the contribution of all actors,” said Mr. Pedro, … Read more