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Quebec Bill Would Force Internet Firms To Block Access To Online Gaming Sites

New submitter rotoblobule writes that in order to help Quebec’s lottery service fight against illegal gaming sites, “the Quebec government is currently passing bill 74, which will impose mandatory banning by internet providers of a list of online gaming sites.” Here’s stories about the pending legislation in French and English, and a relevant excerpt from the bill itself: “To monitor online gambling, the Consumer Protection Act is amended to require Internet service providers to block access to illegal gambling sites entered on a list drawn up by the Societe des loteries du Quebec, which must report…if service providers fail to comply with the Act.”


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