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Sun May 20, 2012, 08:28 AM

Quebec student protesters find creative ways around controversial new law





Benjamin Shingler
The Canadian Press


MONTREAL — Only a day after becoming law, protesters were finding creative ways around Quebec’s controversial legislation aimed at restoring order in the province.

In an attempt to avoid hefty fines, one prominent student group took down its web page Saturday that listed all upcoming protests. Another anonymous web page with listings quickly popped up in its place — with a note discouraging people from attending.

The disclaimer is meant to evade new rules applying to protest organizers, who must provide an itinerary for demonstrations and could be held responsible for any violence.

The website also accepts submissions for future protests and suggests using a software that blocks a sender’s digital trail. ............................(more)

The complete piece is at: http://www.thestar.com/news/canada/article/1181357--quebec-student-protesters-find-creative-ways-around-controversial-new-law?bn=1



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marmar May 2012 OP
LiberalFighter May 2012 #1
RKP5637 May 2012 #3
Lasher May 2012 #2
ananda May 2012 #4
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Response to marmar (Original post)

Sun May 20, 2012, 08:30 AM

1. They need to create software that creates a false digital trail

that leads to the police or someone in the government.

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Response to LiberalFighter (Reply #1)

Sun May 20, 2012, 08:44 AM

3. +1000 +++ n/t

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Response to marmar (Original post)

Sun May 20, 2012, 08:44 AM

2. Those signs are hard to read.

It's almost like they're in some foreign language.

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Response to marmar (Original post)

Sun May 20, 2012, 09:39 AM

4. Good for them!

If enough people continue demonstrating.. anywhere.. the police state will be helpless.

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Response to marmar (Original post)

Sun May 20, 2012, 10:28 AM

5. Interesting that Canada is imitating US law.

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