Canada backs out of World Wide Web to create Canadian Internet

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There is a new idea gaining buzz with Canadian: techies, web developers, and cultural advocates called the 'Canadian Internet'. Similar to how the CRTC has imposed Can-Con regulations on television and radio, the Association of Canadian Content wants to see some of those regulations find their way online. In fact, they are proposing to 'geo-block' up to 95% of web pages foreign to the country of Canada. They are putting forward their proposal next week in Ottawa. Host Pat Kelly had the chance to speak with representative Spencer Willis to learn more about this idea.   

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