Mark Jeftovic, CEO of the Canadian company EasyDNS, calls Bill C-30 one of the worst legislative proposals ever tabled and "what I think is quite frankly, an effort to 'keep a lid' on the Internet."
When I read SOPA, and PIPA I had a textdoc open to which I cut-and-pasted various sections of note, in each case I had maybe a half dozen passages which I tagged with brief comments such as "troubling", "overly broad" or "slippery slope".
When I finished reading C-30 I had 23 sections of notes, with comments like "wtf?", "surely, they jest", and "omfg". It is nothing less than a framework to enable unfettered state access into all domestic network communications (except for banks, who are exempt), total unwavering compliance from all internet providers, and penalties for non-compliance which seem to occur without due process.
|#Apple's Rotten Response|
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|A society that is relying on guys with guns to stop violence is [ ] a society where institutions have broken down.|
|Netflix Should Just Buy AMC|
|@johannhari101: This case must not obscure what #WikiLeaks has told us|
|“I can’t wait for the day robots rule.”|
|“Changes to the platform announced by Zuckerberg, will likely make the problem worse.”|
|“AI codes its own ‘AI Child’.”|
|Pat the Zombie: A Cruel Adult Spoof of 'Pat the Bunny'|
|“The first-ever driverless mass transit test program.”|
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|“The e-Palette, a vehicle that may one day not only deliver, but cook Pizza Hut offerings en route.”|
|How to Escape Planet Earth|
|“Scientific evidence that digital distraction is damaging our minds.”|
|“Some of us will do anything to be liked.”|
|“Imagine if you were allowed to eat as many M&M’s as you wanted.”|
|“The idea is to extract value from customers in the name of absurd growth.”|