Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Fleur Pellerin and Twitter
Fleur Pellerin is France's Minister for the Digital Economy (a very cool-sounding job title) and she's very much involved in a current contretemps over racist, homophobic, and anti-Semitic hashtags on Twitter. The country that gave us liberte, egalite and fraternite, is having some problems living up to its national motto. (Witness the huge turnout against gay marriage over the weekend.) Read about the court case now going on here.