On March 18, 2010 President Barack Obama signed FATCA into law. The next step was to export this U.S. law to the world. FATCA was (and is) for the purpose of imposing U.S. citizenship-based taxation on the residents of other countries.
The Maple Sandbox blog was created by two Canadians who thought it was important to oppose and document the dangers that the implementation of FATCA on Canadian soil brought to Canada and Canadians.
The most recent version of the MapleSandbox.ca blog was captured in 2019 at Archive.org where it can be viewed.