Will Canadian web child-porn bill do more harm than good? by Michael Geist

Last week federal Justice Minister Robert Nicholson introduced new legislation that, if enacted, will establish mandatory disclosure requirements for Internet providers to report child pornography websites or subscribers they believe are using their service to violate child pornography laws.Bill C-58 shares similarities with several provincial laws, including one enacted last year in Ontario. It contains tough penalties such as fines or imprisonment for failure to report, as well as requirements to preserve evidentiary computer data for several weeks. Internet providers also are prohibited from disclosing the disclosure to the suspected individual or website.
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