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I'm writing a blog post on Bill #C10, but if I had to explain it to a child I might tell the story like this.

November 2020
Bill #C10 introduced to modernize Broadcasting Act, which hasn't changed since '91, so streaming services (eg NETFLIX) highlight Canadian content.

April 2021
Commons Heritage Committee decides to remove a section in Bill #C10 that exempted user-generated content on social media.

The committee includes 6 Liberal MPs, 4 Conservatives, 1 New Democrat, 1 Bloc Québécois member.

May 2021

In interviews, Heritage Minister Steven Guilbeault can't explain why they removed the section that protected user-generated content (which is problematic) and made a comment that Bill #C10 could apply to social media users with large accounts (also problematic).

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Minister @s_guilbeault's latest tactic to dismiss critics of #C10 is to paint us as crazy supporters of "this concept of Net Neutrality."

As the man trying to regulate the entire Internet, Minister Guilbeault's lack of understanding of how the Internet works is truly astounding.
You're new to "this concept" @s_guilbeault, so here's some helpful Net Neutrality background information:

A) Yes. We are. BIG fans of Net Neutrality. The entire country is. And if you plan on C-10 violating net neutrality, you're taking things even further than we thought.
B) As it happens, @JustinTrudeau is also a big fan of Net Neutrality.
So, you might want to get caught up on your own government's policies, @s_guilbeault.…
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