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As CRTC rejects FairPlay, proposal could move to legislative reviews

News | 10/02/2018 11:20 am EDT
The CRTC's headquarters at the Terrasses de la Chaudière complex in Gatineau, Que./ Wire Report photo.

The CRTC has no jurisdiction to implement a system to block websites allegedly engaging in piracy, it said in a highly-anticipated decision Tuesday, cracking open another debate as to whether the federal government will consider doing so flush in the middle of its reviews of related legislation.

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