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Christian Huyghe (INRAE Paris, Scientific Director "Agriculture")

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René Baumont (INRAE Clermont-Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Department of Animal Physiology and Livestock Systems)

Assitant editor, Administration of the website
Pascale Béraud (INRAE Clermont-Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes)

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Legal documents (available on the CNIL website)

Act no. 78-17 of 6 January 1978 on Data Processing, Data Files and Individual Liberties

CNIL Decision no. 81-94 of 21 July 1981 on the adoption of a recommendation relative to general measures for computer system security

Act no. 88-19 of 5 January 1988 on computer fraud, referred to as the Godfrain Law, or Loi Godfrain