Something seems Vichy… French student takes steps to block Breitbart’s move to France

A student in Paris has bought several domain names linked to far-right news website Breitbart in the hopes of blocking it from opening in France, according to reports.

Breitbart – the anti-immigration, anti-EU, anti-establishment US news site that supported Donald Trump – said in November that it planned to launch in France with one job in mind: to help get Marine Le Pen elected president.

But the team may have run into an unexpected obstacle – a French student determined to keep them from France.

The student, named Antonin by The Verge news site, bought the domain names breitbart.fr, breitbartnews.fr, and breitbartnewsnetwork.fr in a bid to block the French launch.

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