In a big victory for digital rights, Canadian regulator, the CRTC, has rejected the Bell coalition proposal to censor the Internet.
Cineplex, one of the organizers lobbying for Internet censorship in Canada, is currently experiencing record breaking profits.
A recent court ruling in Quebec says that government mandated ISP level site blocking is unconstitutional.
While the controversy over Article 11 and 13 may be put on the backburner for now, Japan is apparently considering a similar proposal.
Just as things didn’t seem to be any worse for the lobbying efforts behind Internet censorship, Fairplay Canada is now in the midst of political controversy.
The Fairplay Canada tactics are once again in question after documents reveal the pressure tactics being used to garner support for Internet censorship.
US lawmakers are renewing efforts to censor Internet pornography and add taxes to devices to remove those filters.
Counterarguments to Internet censorship in Canada is everywhere. Apparently, Bell is ironically issuing a few themselves.
It seems Canadian regulators are getting an earful. Contrary to what a lobbying organizations are hoping, it seems Canadians are rejecting Internet censorship.
It seems the surprising calls for Internet censorship is growing in Canada. Another surprising source for the call is coming from the CBC.