SevenCubed - 4:34 pm on Feb 3, 2011 (gmt 0) [edited by: engine at 5:48 pm (utc) on Feb 3, 2011]
The decision to go ahead with this is being reversed. The people have spoken loudly and for a change the government has listened. This is going to be rolled back within a week due to a massive amount of petition participation... Ottawa to reverse CRTC Internet billing decision
A controversial CRTC decision that effectively imposed usage-based Internet billing on small service providers will be reversed, the Toronto Star has learned.
“The CRTC should be under no illusion — the Prime Minister and minister of Industry will reverse this decision unless the CRTC does it itself,” a senior Conservative government official said Wednesday.
“If they don’t reconsider we will reverse their decision.”
The promise to reverse the ruling comes as CRTC Chair Konrad von Finckenstein is scheduled to explain the decision Thursday before the House of Commons industry committee.
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[edited by: engine at 5:48 pm (utc) on Feb 3, 2011]