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Quebec online gambling law would have ‘huge’ costs for ISPs: CWTA

telecom | 05/26/2016 9:57 pm EDT

New Quebec legislation forcing Internet service providers (ISPs) to block certain online gambling websites from being accessed in the province could put smaller ISPs out of business, industry reps said. Last week, Quebec’s national assembly adopted Bill 74, which put into force several measures introduced in the province’s 2015 budget. Among these were changes to the Consumer Protection Act, making it illegal for ISPs to “give access to an online gambling site whose operation...