Federal government set to tackle hateful content online

Parliament is set to debate a bill that will introduce a new definition of hate as it aims to tackle hateful content online.  But free speech proponents are concerned the bill could bring back previously repealed provisions of hate speech law that were seen as highly politicized and subjective.  National Post political reporter Anja Karadeglija joins the podcast to discuss the what kind of online content this legislation is looking to target, why the feds are bringing this law in now, and why free speech advocates are worried.  Background reading: New definition of hate to be included in Liberal bill that might also revive contentious hate speech law  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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