The Canadian Press

2015-08-27 | Cyber Law Challenge

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A judge reserved his decision today in a Charter challenge of Nova Scotia's groundbreaking anti-cyberbullying law. Lawyer David Fraser says the Cyber-safety Act is too broad and is an "unreasonable and unjustified" infringement of freedom of expression rights. He says the definition in the law needs to be re-written by the legislature. (The law was passed in May 2013 by the province's former NDP government in response to public outrage around the case of Rehtaeh Parsons.)

Date: 2015-08-27
Placeline: HALIFAX.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 19 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << attempts to modify it just it just words are adjectives that seems like that I don't think properly bring it within the problem with the scope that addresses the problem in a surgical way other than going to wake of legislature did which was an incredibly broad definition of cyberbullying the requires a fair amount of me wants a fair amount of interpretation >>


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