SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk slammed the Justin Trudeau authorities in Canada for “crushing free speech” within the nation.
His comment got here in wake of a current order of the Canada authorities which makes it obligatory for on-line streaming companies to formally register with the federal government for ‘regulatory controls’.
Musk was responding to a publish by journalist and creator Glenn Greenwald who was commenting on the ruling.
“The Canadian government, armed with one of the world’s most repressive online censorship schemes, announces that all “online streaming services that offer podcasts” should formally register with the federal government to allow regulatory controls,” Greenwald posted on X (previously Twitter)
Responding to this, Elon Musk acknowledged, “Trudeau is trying to crush free speech in Canada. Shameful”.
Notably, this isn’t the primary time the Trudeau authorities is being accused of appearing towards free speech.
In February 2022, Trudeau invoked emergency powers — for the primary time in nation’s historical past — to arm his authorities with extra energy to answer the trucker protests, who have been opposing the vaccine mandates at the moment.
In the meantime, Canadian PM created an uproar after he alleged India’s function within the killing of Khalistani terrorist Hardeep Singh Nijjar.
Nevertheless, India has outrightly rejected the claims, calling it ‘absurd’ and ‘motivated’.
Notably, Canada has but to offer any public proof to help the declare concerning the killing of Hardeep Singh Nijjar.