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Canadian Domain Registry Pulls Plug on Free Speech 210

An anonymous reader writes "The staff of a Canadian political candidate bragged today that he had managed to shut down a website critical of his involvement in a fundraising scandal, by having the country's registrar of domains pull the DNS records for the site. Criticism from bloggers and free speech advocates has been negative, and is coming from across the political spectrum."

What this country needs is a dime that will buy a good five-cent bagel.