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An employee of Equinix data center checks servers on July 21, 2014 in Pantin, a suburb north of Paris in the Seine-Saint-Denis department. Data centers have been flourishing in the working class suburbs of Seine-Saint-Denis, which has become the hub of digital storage in France over a few years. AFP PHOTO / MARTIN BUREAU        (Photo credit should read MARTIN BUREAU/AFP/Getty Images)