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Go Ahead, #TweettheResults

Posted on 13 January 2012

From Minister of State for Democratic Reform Tim Uppal:

1/5: GoC is committed to bringing Canadian elections into 21st century…

— Tim Uppal (@MinTimUppal) January 13, 2012

2/5: … by introducing legislation to get rid of the dated ban on early transmission of election results. #elxnresults

— Tim Uppal (@MinTimUppal) January 13, 2012

3/5: The ban, enctd in 1938, does not make sense with widespread use of social media and modern communications technology. #elxnresults

— Tim Uppal (@MinTimUppal) January 13, 2012

4/5: Canadians should have freedom to communicate about election results without fear of heavy penalty. #elxnresults

— Tim Uppal (@MinTimUppal) January 13, 2012

5/5: Paul Bryan should be acknowledged for his advocacy on this issue. #elxnresults

— Tim Uppal (@MinTimUppal) January 13, 2012

My question is: will anyone oppose this move?

Related: Did You #TweettheResults?

Filed under: Canada, social media

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