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Charter of transparency…but no official ‘first lady’ title for Brigitte Macron

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A live debate on the topic of the day, with four guests. From Monday to Thursday at 7.10 pm Paris time.

Latest update : 2013-12-17

Google: The Search for Privacy

Does a certain ubiquitous search engine have to answer to the UK legal system? Google, accused of secretly bypassing privacy settings on iPhones and other products by rival Apple, insists it doesn’t. The internet giant is adamant that the first group lawsuit in the UK against the Silicon Valley-based company must instead be brought in California. The digital economy blurs the borders of our nation states in more ways than one. Google is resisting, but will users’ search for privacy prevail?

Produced and prepared by Anelise Borges, Haxie Meyers-Belkin and Christopher Davis

By François PICARD

Our guests

Dan TENCH

Partner at Olswang Law Firm in London

Etienne DROUARD

Intellectual Property Attorney

Fabrice EPELBOIN

Professor of Information Warfare and Political Science, Sciences Po

Jean-Pierre LAROCHELLE

Political commentator and author of the EuroMaestro blog

Sony KAPOOR

Sony KAPOOR, Special adviser, UN Environment Programme

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2017-08-22 Afghanistan war

New President, Old War: Trump outlines his strategy for Afghanistan

The longest war in US history just got longer. Donald Trump had long been skeptical of US military involvement in Afghanistan, which he once called a complete waste. But on...

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2017-08-21 Islamic State (IS) group

What's next for the "Islamic State Group"?

The fight against the Islamic State group in the Middle East does seem to be working. Isis has already lost its home base of Mosul in Iraq. And is now facing an...

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2017-08-18 Spain

Spain attacks - Can Europe prepare for vehicle-ramming terror attacks?

The terror attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils this week are the latest in a string of vehicle-ramming attacks in Europe. Do Europeans need to be better prepared for this kind of...

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2017-08-16 Donald Trump

US racial tensions: How far should freedom of speech be stretched?

US President Donald Trump has sparked fury after calling some of the participants in the racist Charlottesville rally “very fine people”, blaming also the anti-racist protestors...

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2017-08-14 Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso attack: How to restore security in the Sahel region?

At least 18 people were killed in a terror attack in Burkina Faso’s capital Ouagadougou on Sunday night. Last month, the idea of setting up a five-nation African task force was...

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