It’s like 1984 all over again….CRTC alters History

Update 2: There may be a simple explanation.

Update: Mark Steyn – Director’s cut & Jay Currie – Free Speech on the Internet at the CRTC

The CRTC has deleted the following comments made by CRTC Commissioner Timothy Dutton from it’s latest version of Broadcasting Regulatory Policy CRTC 2009-329

The Truth Hurts I guess. Mark Steyn highlighted the passage as it appeared in the original here.

The Disappeared Passage:

“The history of the regulation of speech in this country does not engender confidence that such powers will be used wisely. Canada has experienced several instances in recent times where regulatory commissions of another type and armed with a different mission have challenged the right to say controversial things. The struggles of Ezra Levant, Mark Steyn and others have served as important warnings that regulatory authorities charged with combating racism, hatred, and other evils have consistently expanded their mandates, have abused their powers and eroded fundamental liberties. Wherever there is official orthodoxy, disagreement is heresy, and where there is heresy, there is usually an inquisition to root it out. After centuries ridding ourselves of thought control agencies, 20th century Canada re-invented them”
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This is the original document containing the “Offending Passage” on Page 21.

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