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CIAIC Comment: CRTC’s new media initiative a vital opportunity to put Canada back on course

News | 06/05/2008 3:51 pm EDT

In 1998, the CRTC took a close look at the Internet in Canada and decided it did not merit their oversight at that time. Issuing a New Media Exemption Order in 1999, they did however, promise to revisit the issue in 2004. Now, nine years later instead of five, the CRTC has reopened the file and is reflecting on the current reality of the online world.

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