Protests grow over Linky

Nearly four million Linky smart electricity meters have been fitted over the past two years but protests are growing over their use, the data they gather on residents and the installers’ powers to ignore people who refuse them.

So far about 350 communes have opposed the meters being fitted. They range from cities like Aix-en-Provence, Saint-Denis and Caen to Saint-Macaire in Gironde with its 2,000 residents, among which are ecology councillor Stéphane Lhomme, who heads the Stop Linky protest group.

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