digital identity / identity theft

Usurpation of identity à la française: the first application of Article 226-4-1 of the French Penal Code

The French LOPSSI 2 Act of 2011 [LOPSSI stands for Loi d’Orientation et de Programmation pour la Performance de la Sécurité Intérieure] introduced into the French Penal Code a new Article 226-4-1 to criminalise the “act of usurping the identity of an individual or the act of using one piece or several pieces of data … Continue reading