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MP Calls Tech Companies Unpatriotic, Says Dictatorships 'Best Form of Government'

Just weeks before questioning the patriotism of some of Canada’s most successful tech companies, a Conservative member of parliament said he preferred dictatorships to democracy.

Last week, MP Laurie Hawn accused the CEO of companies like Hootsuite, Shopify and Slack of profiting off of terrorist propaganda and suggested that had motivated their criticism of a new bill that will expand the powers of Canada’s spy agencies.

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