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Child Pornography Blocking Plan a Risk Worth Taking

My weekly Law Bytes column (Toronto Star version, homepage version) wades back into the Project Cleanfeed Canada debate.  My last post on this issue generated considerable discussion with many valid criticisms of the ISP plans to block access to child pornography.  In developing this column, I posed many of the […]

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December 4, 2006 18 comments Columns

Child Pornography Blocking Plan a Risk Worth Taking

Appeared on December 4, 2006 in the Toronto Star as Child Porn Blocking Plan a Risk Worth Taking Few issues unite Internet users as much as their collective distaste for censorship.  It was therefore unsurprising that many in the Internet community recoiled at last month's announcement that a group of […]

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December 4, 2006 2 comments Columns Archive

Project Cleanfeed Canada

Yesterday Canada's largest ISPs, including Bell, Bell Aliant, MTS Allstream, Rogers, Shaw, SaskTel, Telus, and Videotron, announced the launch of Project Cleanfeed Canada in partnership with cybertip.ca.  The project will allow the ISPs to block access to hundreds of child pornography sites.  The list of sites will be generated by […]

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November 24, 2006 77 comments News

Police Want More Subscriber Info from ISPs

A recent arrest has police looking for more subscriber information from Canada's ISPs.

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November 6, 2006 6 comments Must Reads

CRTC Asked To Order Hate Sites Blocked

Lawyers for Richard Warman, Canada's leading online hate fighter, have filed an application with the CRTC requesting that it issue an order enabling carrier ISPs to block two foreign hate sites that have issued death threats against Mr. Warman.  One of the sites – a blog hosted on blogspot – […]

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August 23, 2006 15 comments News