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CBC calls for site-blocking provisions for ‘manipulated content’

News | 01/11/2019 4:09 pm EST
CBC president Catherine Tait on Parliament Hill in April 2018./ Photo by Andrew Meade.

CBC/Radio-Canada wants the federal government to grant the CRTC the ability to issue orders requiring ISPs to block websites sharing “manipulated content, including news,” as well as pirated content.

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