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CIRA opposes ISP-level website blocking in “all but extreme” circumstances

News | 06/01/2021 6:13 pm EDT

The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) is opposing internet service providers (ISPs) being allowed to unilaterally block websites from users in the name of copyright protection — unless absolutely necessary — saying a government proposal to do just that would “violate the principles of net neutrality that underwrite a free and open internet.”

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