It’s where Kafka meets Orwell’s 1984, all I can say is, I am lucky not to be in Quebec, and I guess this is what they voted for.
Despite warnings from real human rights groups and freedom of speech advocates, it looks like they have gone full fascist and Bill 59 will become law shortly, lets hope it does not spread, sadly it can’t be reversed, because once enforced, to even oppose it would probably be considered hate speech and get you blocked.
But as a workaround, you can still visit the many sites soon to be blocked by your isp/cable operator, due to any unsubstantiated (yep they need no evidence) charge by Quebec’s Human Rights Tribunal, with threats of fines up to $20,000 a time for non compliance, that is by allowing you to visit any website they deem undesirable.
The work around is simple, people use VPNs and Proxies for all sorts of reasons, but this is as good as any, if you use a VPN, no-one should be able to track your surfing behaviour, there are thousands of options to choose from. heres a few:
I think this is probably the most popular, fairly simple to use on any device, limited technical support, pretty good, i know people who have had accounts with them for over 5 years.
A bit more corporate from F-Secure a big player in general IT security, good if VPNing multiple devices in a home or office, better technical support.
Just another VPN provider, smaller outfit, hear good things about them from someone who has a low tolerance for technical issues.
Build your own
Well, that would be my first choice, cost is about the same, you get no support at all, but if you want to be 100% not even the VPN provider is snooping (I didn’t earn the nickname double condom for the reason you might think).
There are also proxy services you can use, far simpler, tend to be less reliable and slow, but some even free (with loads of advertising). heres a couple I have played around with before. hide.me and www.hidemyass.com/proxy
And a Giant list here proxy.org which you can use with plugins such as foxyproxy who offer their own VPN and proxy services.
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