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CRTC's chair, Jean Pierre Blais and what the future of media holds

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In this week's OpenMedia update, spokesperson Lindsay Pinto talks about Canada's new CRTC's chair, Jean Pierre Blais, who will shape many upcoming decisions about Canada's digital future. Among the first will be a framework for national rules to protect cell phone customers, and a decision about what information Big Telecom is allowed to keep secret.

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