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Hate-related web sites on rise but Canada scores high marks for enforcement

News | 06/25/2003 4:00 am EDT
Officials from the Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center (SWC) are praising Canada for its progressive legislation dealing with hate on the Internet, but at the release in Ottawa of the SWC’s annual study of the Internet, staff said further work remains to stop its propagation. Specifically, the group continues to push for a system of ensuring domain name registrants are traceable and using their real identities. But the group is pleased to report this year that no web sites it classifies as hate are currently set up in this country, said Toronto director Leo Adler and the center’s associate dean Rabbi Abraham Cooper.

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