Quebec law would violate first rule of the Canadian internet

If there is a first rule of the internet in Canada, it is ‘thou shall not block.’

Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard pictured Nov. 23 in Ottawa at the first ministers’ meeting. Earlier this month the Quebec government introduced unprecedented legislation that would require internet providers to engage in content blocking, writes Michael Geist.The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

By Michael Geist

PUBLISHED : Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015 11:44 PM

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