On February 18, La Quadrature du Net (a French association for data protection and public freedoms) requested that the French Council of State (source document in French) challenge the implementation decree of the Military Programming Act, passed on December 28, 2014. The Act enables authorities to access connection data of web users in procedures related to terrorism and cyber criminality.

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