France's (Latest) Patriot Act

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Last May, Bob spoke to Clémence Bectarte, a lawyer for the International Federation for Human Rights, about a French law proposed in the wake of the Charlie Hebdo attack that some were comparing to the USA Patriot Act, in that it vastly expanded the government's surveillance capabilities. That law went into effect this summer, but the story is playing out once again in the wake of the recent attacks in Paris, as the French Parliament has granted President Hollande three months of even broader "emergency powers." Bob discusses with Bectarte the state of civil liberties in France and what, if anything, has been learned.