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French politicians urge deployment of surveillance technology after series of attacks

Transport minister ‘largely in favor’ of using AI to fight terrorism on public transport networks.

France has so far resisted a broad rollout of surveillance technology in public spaces.

  • Nicholas Vinocur
  • Politico

That could be about to change.

After a series of bloody attacks, right-wing politicians and a minister in President Emmanuel Macron’s government have called for increased use of surveillance technology, breaking…

Jean-Baptiste Djebbari, the transport minister, said in the wake of a schoolteacher’s beheading on October 16 that he was “largely in favor” of using artificial intelligence to fight terrorism on…

“The idea is to…

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