Québec’s new law requiring internet service providers to block access to unlicensed gambling sites faces another challenge after the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunication Commission (CRTC) said the measure would be “unlawful” without its prior approval.

Quebec Bill 74 was signed into law in May, although the province has not yet enforced the provisions that require ISPs (internet service providers) and WSPs (web service providers) to block certain iGaming websites and content.

The Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association (CWTA) and the country’s Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC) are both attempting to have the law overturned by Canada’s Superior Court.

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