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National Decima poll reveals Canadians split over the issue of cell phone jammers

News | 04/03/2001 4:00 am EDT

Canadians are divided over whether the federal government should legalize cell phone jammers, according to a new nation-wide poll conducted by Decima Research Inc for Report on Wireless. The random sampling of 2017 Canadians, conducted between March 16 and 25, found that nearly 50 per cent of respondents oppose authorizing the devices, while 43.3 per cent say they should be allowed for specific purposes. People that didn’t know either way measured in at 7.3 per cent. The survey is considered accurate within +/- 2.2 per cent, 19 times out of 20.

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