Fibre is Deployed in Haute-Garonne: Here are the Municipalities Concerned and the Calendar

The president of the departmental council of Haute-Garonne, Georges Méric, published Tuesday 7th August, 2018 a map revealing the schedule of the deployment of the fibre in each commune. Broadband everywhere and for everyone. This is the objective of the Haute-Garonne department, which has set itself the goal of deploying optical fiber throughout the country by 2022. 100 …

Buzzfeed Plans to Close its French Site: 14 Redundant Employees

The US site Buzzfeed plans to close its French site and offices that includes 14 employees, announced employees on Thursday. The US site Buzzfeed plans to close its French version of the site, after four years devoted to viral content and the publication of exclusive investigations, told several employees of the site this thursday. The news was announced …

Box, Internet, Phone … SFR Remains the Number One in Consumer Complaints

TELECOMS: Billing problems are recurrent … Afutt unveiled Wednesday its 2017 balance sheet, listing complaints from telecom users. SFR comes at the top of the complaints, both for the Internet and for the mobile. The Afutt also denounces some opaque commercial practices. It is a “reward” which SFR-Altice would have done well. For the second consecutive year, the …

CPAM: Fake Mails Circulate to Get your Bank Details

PHISHING: Hackers send e-mails similar to those of CPAM Health Insurance to retrieve banking information … The gendarmerie has launched a call for vigilance on Twitter , in connection with an extensive campaign of phishing on the Internet. Hackers pose as CPAM, who deal with health insurance in order to hand over bank details via email, reports LCI . In the message …

Skype, WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger … The European Parliament Toughens Rules

MEPs voted on Thursday a strengthening of Regulation “ePrivacy” to force the instant communication services like Facebook Messenger or WhatsApp to ensure confidentiality of exchanges. MEPs voted Thursday to toughen privacy rules messaging or email services like Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp or Skype aligning them with those of telecommunications operators. Only the latter were previously subject to regulation …

Facebook Wants to Help French to Identify and Know their Elected

The social network Facebook launches, a device to help its users in France to learn about their elected officials. If you are a user of Facebook, you might receive from this Tuesday, a rather special notification. It will offer you access to a page to identify your elected local, regional, national and European representative. Members should indicate …

The Renault Douai Plant will be Stopped till Monday after the Cyberattack

ECONOMY: The wave of cyberattack that hit Renault forcing the car manufacturer to close its factory for a day … The staff was notified by SMS. The management of the Renault factory Georges Besse in Douai, in the North, decided to suspend car production at the site until Monday announced La Voix du Nord . “We have taken this decision …