You may have noticed that since the start of the confinement declared by Emmanuel Macron, the internet has been doing a lot. And even the decision of Youtube and Netflix lowering the quality of their videos in order to lower bandwidth consumption does not seem to be enough to improve the situation. Because lThe number of people connected at the same time has never been greater. French people are locked up at home because of the covid-19 crisis, so some spend their days viewing internet content, others are forced to work on the web. This is the case, for example, of the Secretaries of State, who, like many, now communicate remotely via instant messaging applications. The satirical newspaper The chained Duck got hold of one of their conversation on Telegram. And, at a time when the country is facing an unprecedented health crisis, the tone is not really what one would expect between the Ministers.
The "porn" at the heart of exchanges between ministers
"Italy has seen its network row, including for heavy users, as porn and online games have exploded", comments Cédric O, Secretary of State for Digital. "In fact, if you can (sic) at 10:30 p.m., it doesn't bother anyone … Just a question of organization ", replied his colleague in Economy and Finance, Agnès Pannier-Runacher. "Djeb, if you prefer that you prioritize YouPorn (over) Netflix, don't hesitate to say it and we will relay" launches Cédric O to Jean-Baptiste Djebbari. Even Marlène Schiappa, Secretary of State for Gender Equality goes there with her little joke, proposing to Djebbari "ask people to send amateur content". The publication of this conversation in the press greatly displeased the head of state, who had to focus "severe" during the Council of Ministers, Wednesday March 25, 2020, recount our colleagues from Parisian. "It's a shame that in a crisis like the one we are experiencing, we find exchanges like that in the press. " launched Emmanuel Macron. "It really does not look serious" he added. A conversation that is bad for the government, which desperately seeks to "regain the confidence of the French".
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