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U.S. study on government-run telecom draws lukewarm response in Canada

News | 01/29/2001 5:00 am EST

A new American report says government-run telecoms distort the marketplace and should be discouraged. But Canadian commentators say the study itself is a distortion of reality. The 17-page paper, entitled Does Government Belong In The Telecom Business?, was written by Jeffrey Eisenach, the president of the Progress & Freedom Foundation. The PFF is a Washington DC-based group that studies the impact of the digital revolution and its implications for public policy.

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