The recently-released report of the French Conseil d’Etat emphasises the ‘two faces’ of the internet vis-à-vis fundamental rights, and calls for fifty ‘digitally-suited’ legal measures. Comment by Francesca Musiani, member of the French Commission on Rights in the Digital Age.

The representatives of internet firms at this year's Internet Governance Forum referred to transparency, human rights and privacy. But when searching for those guilty of surveillance, they exclusively pointed to governments and not to their own policies.