It looks like people aren’t just going to sleepwalk through this — for now.
Thousands of Canadians wasted no time protesting the government’s copyright reform bill, piling on to websites and joining internet-based letter-writing campaigns on Friday.
More than 7,000 people joined a Facebook group within a day of the bill’s introduction on Thursday morning, bringing its total membership to more than 48,000 people.
The group — started on the popular social-networking site late last year by Michael Geist, a University of Ottawa internet law professor — is credited for scaring the Conservatives off of introducing the bill in December after initially attracting more than 20,000 members.
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