Telus: Censoring the web in Canada

We at the ONI have a new bulletin
out today on Telus’s blocking of access to a web site set up by an
employee labor union.  That’s bad enough, but our research shows
that the ham-handed way they did so blocks an additional 766 unrelated
sites.  An unfortunate reminder of the occasionally unchecked
power of intermediaries, like ISPs, on the web — even in countries
that we think of as supportive of the right to free expression. A PDF of the bulletin, if you prefer, is here.  (Michael Geist deserves another nod for pointing the ONI in the right, or wrong, direction.)

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