A new proposal to block Canadians from accessing websites that engage in piracy, while imposing safeguards to protect usersâ€™ digital rights, is balanced and pragmatic.
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.
Reducing the vehicles for information, expression of opinion, and the means to hold authorities to account is hardly in the public interest.
The internet is a powerful tool for change, but we canâ€™t meaningfully move forward as a country if anyone is left behind.
Itâ€™s nice to be asked your opinion, but the sheer volume of hearings, notices, and consultations can be overwhelming.