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Effect of anti-terrorist laws on WSPs unclear; prepaid reportedly under scrutiny

News | 04/03/2002 5:00 am EST

Pre-paid wireless services could be on the chopping block if new anti-terrorism legislation, rumoured to be in the works, is passed. Speculation is circulating that the federal government will introduce another security bill, nicknamed "Omni 3" in Ottawa, which could place stringent restrictions on wireless telecommunications services. Some have even suggested that the new legislation could call for the abolition of pre-paid service.

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