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Why the CRTC should endorse FairPlay’s piracy site-blocking plan

By Barry Sookman      

FairPlay's 'moderate, responsible proposal' on piracy websites should be given due consideration 'based on the facts and not contrived arguments designed to oppose it,' writes Barry Sookman.

Earlier this month, Fairplay Canada filed an application with the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission asking for the creation of an independent agency to identify websites and services that are 'blatantly, overwhelmingly, or structurally engaged in piracy.' The CRTC falls under the mandate of Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

It’s time to have a fair and reasonable conversation about the issue of online piracy in 2018.

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