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CRTC set to wade into retransmission debate with call for comments

News | 07/25/2002 4:00 am EDT

As asked to by the federal government, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has issued a call for comments in a new public process to examine Internet retransmission. It has set a deadline of September 6 for comments on how Canada’s broadcasting laws, and the 1998 new media exemption order in particular, might be amended to take into account the retransmission of over-the-air television signals via the Internet.

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