Consumers and ISPs push back at Quebec’s online gambling ban

(Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg/Getty)

Quebec’s effort to block gambling websites is meeting some stiff resistance, with the Public Interest Advocacy Centre taking the fight to the CRTC.

In its complaint, the Ottawa-based consumer advocacy group says the blocking—approved by Quebec’s National Assembly in May—is an unconstitutional threat to Internet freedom, and beyond the province’s jurisdiction in any case.

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