News tagged with nicolas sarkozy

Mais non! French universities may teach in English

In France, there's a brewing debate over whether to speak anglais in universite. The National Assembly on Wednesday was taking up an education reform bill that would allow public universities to hold some courses—like science ...

May 22, 2013
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Cyber-attacks hit e-G8 web forum: organiser

French President Nicolas Sarkozy's "e-G8" summit on the power of the Internet suffered a technical hiccup when cyber-attacks disrupted the forum's wireless connection, organisers said Wednesday.

May 25, 2011
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Internet bosses woo world leaders at 'e-G8'

The world's most powerful Internet and media barons gather in Paris on Tuesday in a show of strength to leaders at the G8 summit, amid international rows over online access, copyright and regulation.

May 23, 2011
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Google gets digital foothold in France

Despite fierce resistance to Google's plans to digitise the world's books, observers say it is well placed to start scanning Europe's cultural treasures -- beginning in France, where the US giant got a digital ...

Dec 20, 2009
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US rejects report of hacking at French presidency

(AP)—The U.S. Embassy in Paris on Wednesday "categorically" denied claims in a French magazine report that the U.S. government was behind a hacking attack against computers in the French president's palace ...

Nov 21, 2012
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France asks EU to suspend GM crop authorisation

France's ecology ministry said Monday it had asked European regulators to suspend authorisation for the use of genetically modified MON 810 maize crops from US company Monsanto based on new studies.

Feb 20, 2012
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Sarkozy: Gov'ts must regulate the Internet

(AP) -- French President Nicolas Sarkozy said Tuesday that governments need to lay down and enforce rules in the digital world - even as they need to foster creativity and economic growth with the Internet.

May 24, 2011
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