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Pachul ‘stands mute’ in low-key CRTC hearing on Star Ray’s illegal broadcasting

News | 09/27/2001 4:00 am EDT

Jan Pachul had promised a media circus at the CRTC hearing on Sept. 19 in Hull PQ looking into his illegal broadcasting activities. But what actually transpired was quite different – a subdued, quiet process in an almost empty hearing room in which the pirate broadcaster responded simply, "I stand mute" to many of the questions posed by CRTC legal counsel.

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