Monday, June 10, 2024

Trudeau Pushes Online Censorship Bill To "Protect" People From "Misinformation"

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau last week complained that governments have allegedly been left without the necessary tools to “protect people from misinformation.”

This “dire” warning came as part of Trudeau’s effort to have the Online Harms Act (Bill C-63) – one of the most controversial of its kind pieces of censorship legislation in Canada of late – pushed across the finish line in the country’s parliament.

C-63 has gained notoriety among civil rights and privacy advocates because of some of its provisions around “hate speech,” “hate propaganda,” and “hate crime.”

Under the first two, people would be punished before they commit any transgression, but also retroactively.


I bet Trudeau is especially worried about misinformation now that his pals in Europe are sweating up a storm.

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I used to call him Turdwater until I realised that it's nearly an anagram of ruder twat.

Posted by: dearieme | Jun 11, 2024 6:59:04 AM

I was wrong. It is exactly an anagram for ruder twat.

Posted by: dearieme | Jun 12, 2024 1:50:48 PM

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