Part of a massive project undertaken by the French government to dole out free devices.
Angela Merkel and Francois Hollande will conduct talks about creating a European communications network as an effort to avoid US snooping.
UpdatedThough things are still going smoothly between the two, an LG official lays misappropriated phones on Google's shoulders.
The search giant may stop linking to French media sites if a new law passes that forces the company to pay for content it directs traffic to.
The French PM has said that net firms such as Google, Yahoo and Facebook should be paying more tax in his country in order to boost online sales of books, movies and music.
France's much-criticised three strikes internet piracy law has been delayed by the French government's very own data watchdog, which wants to know more details about how the scheme will work.
Now that the iPhone is being offered on multiple carriers in France, it's sparked something of a price war over the Christmas period.