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French bid ‘adieu’ to Minitel, the France-Wide Web

Friday, June 29, 2012 | More »

France pulls the plug on the Minitel this weekend, a home-grown precursor of the Internet which brought on-line banking, travel reservations and even sex chats to millions a decade before the World Wide Web. In a country where resistance to all things “Anglo-Saxon” runs deep, the Minitel...