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News | 06/27/2005 4:00 am EDT

CRTC seeks opinion on using 911 information for Community Notification Service
The CRTC wants to know whether it is appropriate to permit “the use of information contained in the incumbent local exchange carriers’ emergency 911 databases for the purpose of providing a community notification service, and if so, under what circumstances and with what safeguards.” The commission issued Telecom Public Notice 2005-7 on June 22. The PN stems from a Part VII application, filed by the County of Strathcona, on behalf of a number of interested stakeholders, seeking the right to us ILEC 911 databases to provide a community notification service. Parties wishing to participate in the proceeding must do so by July 8 with initial comments due on July 29.

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