Plug pulled on French pre-curser to the Internet

A couple of months back Britains were saying a little tearful nostalgic goodbye to Ceefax and now the French are doing so similarly to another cute, pre- internet age innovation, rendered dated by the ubiquity of the world wide web.

The French Minitel system was essentially a very basic computer that allowed users to access text-based data over phone lines....

2 · JUL ·20120