steven guilbeault

  • Canada to Make Online Hate Speech a Crime Punishable by $20,000 Fine

    Canada to Make Online Hate Speech a Crime Punishable by $20,000 Fine

    Canada’s ruling Liberal government announced on Wednesday that it plans to make online hate speech a crime punishable by as much as $US20,000 ($25,652) (roughly $16,250 US ($20,842)) for the first offence and $US50,000 ($64,130) ($40,600 US ($52,074)) for the second. The proposal would punish social media users who broke the law but exempt social…