[QUOTE=jshippy;2692881]What is this guy under 18 or something? I spend the majority of my waking day on the internet but I would never make a statement that bold.[/QUOTE] Perhaps “this guy” knows more about French society than you do, and you shouldn’t make hasty judgments?
Here in Denmark it will soon be very difficult to perform most communication with authorities regarding such things as taxes, pensions, enrollment in education, applying for health-related services, registering your car, etc. etc. without having an internet connection and a public digital certificate (NemID), so internet access is indeed already a basic service needed to be a member of Danish society.