Why French privacy deserves invading

16th May 2007, Comments 0 comments

Specifically, the privacy of elected officials, who are accustomed to publicising their public lives when it suits them and crying 'Foul' as soon as something unflattering turns up. Here's why French privacy law encourages this kind of hypocrisy and why sometimes the rules should be different for the powerful in the public eye.

Defeated French presidential candidate Ségolène Royal has been quoted as saying that the French presidential election is not a soap opera.

But it sure reads like one.

Everybody seems to be sleeping with everybody, then breaking up, sleeping with other people, getting back together. Add a case of total amnesia or a set of twins separated at

The cover on C

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