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‘Hate speech at its worst’: Paramount Fine Foods owner awarded record damages in anti-Muslim cyber libel case – The Globe and Mail

Mohamad Fakih, the owner of Paramount Fine Foods, was targeted by two anti-Muslim activists, defendant Kevin J. Johnston and Ranendra (Ron) Banerjee. TU THANH HA PUBLISHED MAY 13, 2019 UPDATED MAY 13, 2019 Simmary A self-styled anti-Muslim pundit has been … Continue reading

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Facebook bans ‘dangerous individuals’ – BBC News

Milo Yiannopoulous, Alex Jones and Louis Farrakhan have all been banned. Facebook is banning several prominent figures it regards as “dangerous individuals”. The social network accused Alex Jones, host of right-wing conspiracy website InfoWars, its UK editor Paul Joseph Watson … Continue reading

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Hollywood studio looks to sue thousands of Canadians in movie piracy lawsuits

Web piracy hunter Daniel Macek arrives at court on Wednesday. Photo: Ben Grubb A Hollywood studio wants to sue 55,000 Canadians for sharing movies online in a bid to win millions of dollars in legal settlements for copyright violations. https://www.theglobeandmail.com/business/article-monetizing-fear-and-uncertainty-lawyers-cry-foul-as-canadians-get/Continue reading

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B.C. man sues Twitter for alleged ‘defamatory’ tweets linked to U.S. election

The Canadian Press Published Saturday, April 27, 2019 2:53PM EDT Last Updated Saturday, April 27, 2019 4:00PM EDT CTV News https://www.ctvnews.ca/mobile/canada/b-c-man-sues-twitter-for-alleged-defamatory-tweets-linked-to-u-s-election-1.4398081

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Privacy Commissioner takes Facebook to court over violations

ADRIAN WYLD/THE CANADIAN PRESS BILL CURRY TAMSIN MCMAHON U.S. CORRESPONDENT OTTAWA PUBLISHED APRIL 25, 2019 UPDATED APRIL 25, 2019 — Federal Privacy Commissioner Daniel Therrien launched the investigation in March, 2018, in response to an international scandal over misuse of … Continue reading

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PMO vets potential judges with private Liberal database

LARS HAGBERG/AFP/GETTY IMAGES – Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau arrives to speak to the media at the national press gallery in Ottawa, on March 7, 2019. The Globe and Mail DANIEL LEBLANC – PARLIAMENTARY AFFAIRS REPORTER, TOM CARDOSO PUBLISHED APRIL … Continue reading

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OPINION: Don’t be so sure a carbon tax will survive the Supreme Court

Special to Postmedia Network Published: April 5, 2018 Updated: April 5, 2018 https://torontosun.com/opinion/columnists/guest-column-dont-be-so-sure-a-carbon-tax-will-survive-the-supreme-court Commentary “The Carbon Tax came into effect April 1st, 2019 for Provinces without their own federaly approved carbon reduction scheme. This may be grinding its way through … Continue reading

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