Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 15th Jun 2012 23:15 UTC
Internet & Networking "Long before the coming of the World Wide Web, the Minitel provided a sort of internet-in-one-country. Long before Facebook, Google or Twitter - millions of French people went 'online' daily to search for information, to book their holidays, chat to strangers or seek cheap (or not so cheap) sexual thrills."
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the title is already wrong
by zebul666 on Sun 17th Jun 2012 07:31 UTC
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the title is already wrong. "France did not fell out of love with the Minitel"

It just faded away in the gloomy fog of history without anyone noticing except, may be, the 35+ years old, that have experienced the Minitel, at least once.

Don't ask a teenager what it is, she will not know. The glorious years of the Minitel were the late 80's and early 90's.

Who cares now, when you have internet on your mobile ??

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