In France, Christophe Aguiton is known as a social and political activist. He was among the founders of ATTAC. At France Telecom, he is a researcher at Orange Labs. He also leads a seminar on "Internet, communication and society" at the University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, which is part of the Master in Political and Social Communication. On the side, he is an associate professor of sociology within the Master Cultures et Métiers du Web (University Paris-Est Marne-la-Vallée).