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‘Sounds insane’: Elon Musk on Canada’s new bill to mitigate online hate content – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla, has weighed in on Canadian legislation designed to mitigate online hate content and enhance online protections, particularly for children within the country.Retweeting an article on Canada's 'Online Harms Bill' which appeared to be an "untrue claim", that the legislation would give power to the police to arrest anyone who has ever posted hate speech, even before the bill was introduced in February this year, Musk said, "This sounds insane if accurate! @CommunityNotes, please check" said Musk on social media platform X, tagging X's crowdsourced fact-checking service, Community Notes."In a series of comments, an anonymous account said, "It's much much worse than you have been informed: plans to shackle Canadians electronically if accusers fear a "hate c...