Officials of the French defence ministry inquiring into the Scorpene submarine data leak to The Australian newspaper in August have alleged that the source of the leak was linked to German defence firm ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems (TKMS). French newspaper Le Monde, quoting multiple sources, said it was driven by competition between TKMS and French firm […]

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India and France have had long-standing defence ties, which continue with the ongoing Scorpene submarine project and the Mirage-2000 upgrade programme, and now the Rafale deal . French defence minister Jean-Yves Le Drian tells TOI that the bilateral ties will touch new heights in the years ahead. Excerpts: The Rafale deal has been long in […]

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As one of the pioneers of a ’3 strikes’ mechanism for dealing with P2P piracy, France is moving closer to its full implementation. In order to warn and punish alleged file-sharers, it will first be necessary to monitor them whilst engaged in infringement. The scope of that monitoring has just been confirmed. As reported earlier […]

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