More people are coming out to point out the problems with bringing Internet censorship in Canada. Michael Geist suggests it could run contrary to the Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
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It seems the surprising calls for Internet censorship is growing in Canada. Another surprising source for the call is coming from the CBC.
If you are clicking on some links via Twitter, you might have gotten a phishing security warning over the weekend. Apparently, Bit.ly was blocked by mistake.
Emmanuel Macron, president of France, is proposing a law that would crack down on fake news. The law would allow authorities to take down and even block websites.
The Iranian government has threatened to put the block on social media apps like Telegram back on as protests continue across the country.
The major movie studios is pushing for website blocking in New Zealand. They want ISPs to block filesharing websites as part of the upcoming copyright reform process.
Just days after Bell’s plan to censor the Internet was exposed, new details are emerging that says Shaw is joining the call to censor the Internet. The caveat here is that Shaw wants court oversight.
With Canadian ISPs and representatives from the copyright industry drafting a proposal to block websites, we decided to do a little digging of our own to examine the practicalities of implementing such a thing.
Bell Canada, one of Canada’s largest ISPs, is drafting a proposal that would task the CRTC to create mandatory website censorship and blocking.