Category Archives: News

CNNum : Pourquoi le Privacy Shield doit être renégocié

Communiqué L’accord « Privacy Shield » organise une partie du transfert des données entre l’Union européenne et les États-Unis. Il fait actuellement l’objet d’une évaluation annuelle. En prévision de cette échéance, les membres du Conseil ont reçu une délégation américaine durant l’été pour échanger sur les différents enjeux du dispositif et formuler leurs interrogations. Le… Read More »

Newsletter juillet 2017 : confiance dans l’action publique, FFoD, lettre au ministre de l’Intérieur, plateformes

Version en ligne Au menu de la lettre d'information du Conseil national du numérique de juillet 2017 : autosaisine sur les lois rétablissant la confiance dans l’action publique, publication d'une lettre au ministre de l'Intérieur, récapitulatif des derniers travaux du Conseil sur la libre circulation des données dans l’UE ainsi que sur la loyauté des… Read More »

Report #AmbitionNumérique : Benoit Thieulin's Preface

Empowerment of society and economic transformation enabled by the digital revolution   Californian digital drift in the shadow of the Valley  All European innovators look to Silicon Valley to provide a blueprint. Rather than simply being a place, it is a special community that fosters entrepreneurial drive and invention. It now embodies a mind-set to be… Read More »

The digital revolution is in motion! Here is why we should all be actors of it (5 minutes, English subs). #AmbitionNumérique

After 6 months of work, thousands of contributions… the report #AmbitionNumérique has been handed over to the Prime Minister on 18 June 2015 at the Gaîté Lyrique theater in Paris. You still can find the entirety of the contents of the consultation at contribuez.cnnumerique.fr (in French) Video presenting the great stakes of the report #AmbitionNumérique… Read More »

Jules Ferry 3.0, Building a fair and creative school system in a digital world

On the 3rd of October 2015, the French Digital Council (CNNum) published its recommendations to build a fair and creative school system in a digital world. Documents The report Annexes Press release (03/10/2014) Press kit   Eight axes broken down into 40 recommendations: Teach computer science: a requirement Set up in the school the digital… Read More »

Préface de Benoît THIEULIN du rapport #AmbitionNumérique

Préface du rapport #AmbitionNumérique : « Révolution numérique : tenir les promesses d’empouvoirement de la société  et de transformation de l’économie » Le voile de la Valley : la dérive californienne du numérique La Silicon Valley fait aujourd’hui office de modèle pour tout ce que l’Europe compte d’innovateurs. Plus qu’un lieu, davantage qu’un écosystème particulier favorisant le… Read More »

Opinion on the French bill on scaling up counter-terrorism provisions

The French Digital Council has been given a mandate to examine Article 9 of the bill on scaling up counter-terrorism provisions. These provisions amend Article 6 of the Act of 21 June 2004 on confidence in the digital economy (LCEN) by providing for the administration to block websites containing speech and/or images constituting incitement to… Read More »

Platform Neutrality : Building an open and sustainable digital environment

In its report handed over on 13 June 2014 to Arnaud MONTEBOURG, Minister of Economy, of Productive Recovery and of the Digital and to Axelle LEMAIRE, Secretary of State charged of the Digital, the Conseil national du numérique (CNNum, French Digital Council) held an expanded approach to the neutrality principle: consecrate Internet neutrality and take… Read More »

Opinion on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP)

On the 7th of May, the French Digital Council has delivered its opinion on the digital chapter of the proposed Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) to the Minister for Foreign Trade, Fleur PELLERIN. The report is now available in different languages: Version Link English Spanish German Italian Swedish French The Council considers that :… Read More »

Opinion on digital inclusion

The French Digital Council (CNNum) submitted its conclusions on digital inclusion to Fleur Pellerin, Minister Delegate for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises, Innovation and the Digital Economy, on Tuesday, 26 November during the AVICCA (French association for electronic and audiovisual communication) conference. The members of the Council adopted the report entitled « Citizens of a digital society… Read More »

Interview with Benoît Thieulin in Mediapart: "We could become a total surveillance society"

BY JÉRÔME HOURDEAUX AND LOUISE FESSARD. ARTICLE PUBLISHED ON WEDNESDAY, 11 DECEMBER 2013 with their kind permission   MEDIAPART: When the French Digital Council (CNNum) was established it was meant to « permeate » all government decisions in the digital sphere. But concerning the Military Programming Law (LPM) and in particular Article 13 on communication networks, you… Read More »

Opinion on digital freedoms

Opinion No. 2013-5 dated 6 December 2013 Opinion No. 5-2013 of the French Digital Council on digital liberties The French Digital Council has reviewed Article 13 of the draft defence planning law for the years 2014-2019. While stressing the importance of protecting national security, safeguarding essential components of France’s scientific and economic potential, and preventing… Read More »

Approaching the Post-Snowden Era: A Proposal for an International Treaty on Technology and Privacy

Benoît Thieulin, chairman of the National Digital Council and CEO of La Netscouade, a social media agency Alternatives Economiques n° 330 – 11/27/2013 Digital technology offers an unprecedented freedom of expression, empowering citizens and allowing Internet users to influence political, economic and social life. Over and beyond the web, it is part of our everyday life:… Read More »

Opinion on taxation of the digital economy

The French Digital Council has presented its findings on the taxation of the digital economy to Fleur Pellerin, Minister Delegate for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises, Innovation and the Digital Economy, and Bernard Cazeneuve, Minister Delegate for the Budget. Approved by the members of the Council, the opinion is accompanied by a report on the consultation… Read More »

Opinion on Net Neutrality n°2013-1 of 1 March 2013

ACTING ON A MANDATE FROM MINISTER FLEUR PELLERIN, THE FRENCH DIGITAL COUNCIL HAS ISSUED A UNANIMOUS OPINION: THE PRINCIPLE OF NET NEUTRALITY SHOULD URGENTLY BE EXTENDED AND INCORPORATED INTO FRENCH LEGISLATION AT THE HIGHEST LEVEL For their first opinion, the members of the French Digital Council (CNN) held a plenary session chaired by Benoit Thieulin… Read More »