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Against Online Surveillance? You Must Be 'For' Child Porn, Says Legislator 583

Posted by Soulskill
from the i-didn't-know-canadians-could-be-that-rude dept.
An anonymous reader writes "Following up on yesterday's story about the Canadian government's internet surveillance legislation, one of the bill's proponents is now accusing those who oppose it of standing with child pornographers. Those against the legislation include: Law professor Michael Geist, Open Media, the Canadian Civil Liberties Association, the Council of Canadians and many others. 'Public Safety Minister Vic Toews told a Liberal MP he could either stand with the government or "with the child pornographers" prowling online.' Toews is enjoying his Parliamentary Privilege, which grants him the freedom to say pretty much anything he wants without fear of a slander suit."
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Against Online Surveillance? You Must Be 'For' Child Porn, Says Legislator

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