Canada’s biggest net threat? Bet on Quebec’s website blocking plan

The Quebec government is seeking to censor the internet for its own commercial gain by ordering internet providers to block access to any unregulated gambling sites.

Industry Minister James Moore. The federal government has refrained from mandating blocking but the Quebec government announced plans this year to require internet providers to block access to online gambling sites. The Hill Times photo by Jake Wright

By Michael Geist

PUBLISHED : Friday, June 26, 2015 3:20 PM

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