May 26, 2005
WILL PAJAMA-CLAD INTERNET ACTIVISTS BRING DOWN THE E.U.?
In cyberspace, a whole range of opinions - individual or on behalf of trade unions and anti-globalists group such as ATTAC - can be freely accessed, while "No" campaigners appear much more at ease with the Internet than the traditional party campaigners.
With an estimated 24 million internet users in France (out of a population of 60 million), it is an increasingly powerful tool.
Stanislas Magniant, at Publicis Consultants Net Intelligenz told one newspaper that in this campaign, France was seeing the beginning of real grass-roots militancy on the Internet.