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.)

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.