Digital sovereignty: “we have everything of a colonized country”

Cédric O dressed for the coming winter

Souveraineté numérique : « on a tout d'un pays colonisé »

Credits: Sébastien Gavois

Sébastien Gavois

By Sébastien Gavois

Friday 22 October 25 at 14: 22

Last week, the NAOS (Nouvelle-Aquitaine Open Source) association organized in La Rochelle the second edition of its B.Boost, a show on free software and open source. One of the first conferences focused on digital sovereignty and resilience. We were there, here is our report.

Last May, Bruno Le Maire (Minister of the Economy), Amélie de Montchalin (Minister of Transformation) and Cédric O (Secretary of State for Digital Transition) held a conference to present the new government cloud strategy. The objective is obviously not to reproduce the failures of the sovereign cloud.

Change of name and paradigm, here is the cloud of trust. It is in fact for French actors to use under license the “ best »American software. Following this announcement, Capgemini and Orange joined forces with Microsoft to launch Bleu, while Google is a partner of OVHcloud and Thales.

During the B. Boost trade fair, Jean-Paul Smets (Nexedi founder and co-founder of Euclidia) and Stéfane Fermigier (founder of Abilian and co-president of CNLL) spoke in a round table moderated by François Pellegrini (vice -President of the CNIL and co-president of NAOS, present exclusively as an academic)

French politicians must still have their ears whistling following their intervention. Note that this subject is at the heart of our third magazine, currently in the funding and pre-order phase.

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