Bank Of Canada Kills Editorial Cartoon, Calls It Counterfeiting

Boing Boing Editor Cory DoctorowBy Cory Doctorow on Canadian Conservative senator Mike Duffy is in disgrace over the news that he submitted fraudulent expense claims totalling $90,000 and secretly borrowed a like sum from the Prime Minister’s Chief of Staff to pay it (and kill an auditor’s investigation into his conduct).

So Dan Murphy drew an editorial cartoon depicting a notional Canadian $90,000 bill bearing Senator Duffy’s leering face.

But the toon only ran briefly, because the Bank of Canada threatened Canadian newspapers with criminal prosecution for counterfeiting if they ran it.

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