DGSE; DCRI, DNRED, DPSD, DRM, Tracfin, Service du renseignement de la Préfecture de police de Paris

The French foreign intelligence service and the six agencies with which it shares phone and computer data it bulk-collects inside and outside France. Le Monde reported on 04 Jul 2013 that there is a French equivalent to the NSA’s “Prism” program. The DGSE appears to have a huge budget: 640 million euros? in one year?

DGSE: Direction générale de la sécurité extérieure. French foreign intelligence.

DCRI: Direction centrale du renseignement intérieure. French domestic intelligence.

DNRED: Direction nationale du renseignement et des enquêtes douanières. French customs.

DPSD: Direction de la protection et de la sécurité de la défense. French military intelligence.

Tracfin: Traitement du renseignement et action contre les circuits financiers clandestins. ??? An intelligence agency that fights money laundering?

Service du reinseignement de la Préfecture de police de Paris: Paris police intelligence.

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