Censorship Bill Is Introduced

Internet publishers, bloggers, Facebook and Twitter users face house arrest or $70,000 fines under an unprecedented censorship bill introduced yesterday by cabinet. “Self-regulation is not enough,” said Heritage Minister Steven Guilbeault. One civil liberties group called provisions of Bill C-36 an “astounding proposal” that curbs free and legal speech: “Criminal conduct in this case is speech in which no actual harm to any specific person needs to be proven.”

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