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Privacy commissioner flags excessive site blocking, privacy risks in age verification bill

News | 05/29/2024 6:38 pm EDT
Privacy Commissioner of Canada Philippe Dufresne speaks to the Senate Committee on Transport and Communications on Sep. 14, 2022/ photo via CPAC

A Senate bill aimed at protecting children from the harms of exposure to online pornography risks stepping on the free speech and privacy rights of Canadians, according to the national privacy watchdog and a government official. 

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