It seems Canadian regulators are getting an earful. Contrary to what a lobbying organizations are hoping, it seems Canadians are rejecting Internet censorship.
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.
Canada and the United States are quickly becoming a tale of two countries. Canada has moved to strengthen network neutrality while the US is set to eradicate it.
On the heels of the rumoured Copyright bill and the surveillance bill comes another bill that aims to ‘clean up the internet’, though some critics argue that the language in the bill is too broad and loose.