The Trudeau government's recently passed Online Streaming Act is moving into its next phase of regulation by requiring podcasters to register with the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC).
The government claims the regulation will "ensure online streaming services make meaningful contributions to Canadian and Indigenous content."
But critics worry the move is just the Liberal government's latest attempt to control what Canadians are able to see and hear online.
The CRTC now wants to regulate podcasts.— Brian Lilley (@brianlilley) September 29, 2023
Here is my simple message to them.
Go to hell. https://t.co/NE4SbIJIPw