March 21, 2024
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#973 The Musk of Censorship
As Elon Musk rails against content moderation in a disastrous interview with Don Lemon, Jesse and Ivor Shapiro reconsider Canada’s new approach to online speech. 
Jesse Brown
Host & Publisher
James Nicholson
Producer
Caleb Thompson
Audio Editor
André Proulx
Production Coordinator
Karyn Pugliese
Editor-in-Chief

Is the Online Harms Act as Orwellian as Margaret Atwood thinks it is? 

Also, immigration is coming up a lot in the news these days. Is the recent media discourse actually….mature?

Clarification: When Jesse reads from Bill C-63 Online Harms Act 17 he says “”A person may, with the Attorney General’s consent, lay an information before a provincial court judge if the person fears on reasonable grounds that another person will commit hate speech.” He meant to say  Section 17 “refers to existing parts of the criminal code that govern hate speech.”

Host: Jesse Brown

Credits: James Nicholson (Producer), Caleb Thompson (Audio Editor and Technical Producer), André Proulx (Production Coordinator), Karyn Pugliese (Editor-in-Chief)

Guest: Ivor Shapiro  

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