Four years ago, when I started university in France, I took three months to open my bank account.
This was in part due to my faltering French, which made communication difficult. But it was also because my bank representative took days to reply.
A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on November 22, 2020, with the headline 'How digital natives struggle with the 'right to disconnect''. Print Edition | Subscribe
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