Canadian Groups Jump On The Levy Bandwagon
"The growth of government-sponsored Internet censorship has fueled mounting pressure within the European Union and the United States to respond. Last month the European Parliament overwhelmingly passed a proposal to treat Internet censorship by national governments as a trade barrier. "
"The trade barrier approach has also begun to attract attention in the United States, where some leading technology companies have faced Congressional criticism for co-operating with Chinese censorship efforts. Google has begun to make the case for linking trade with censorship, while Chris Smith, a U.S. congressman, has twice introduced the Global Online Freedom Act, which would establish minimum corporate standards for online freedoms."
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