Media @ McGill

Becky Lentz and OpenMedia at McGill hold submission workshop for CRTC's notice of consultation on wireless service contracts

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Cell Phone Horror Story Workshop

Professor Becky Lentz, along with students from OpenMedia at McGill, organized an evening workshop as part of's Cell Phone Horror Story campaign. The workshop was held to prepare a submission of interventions and comments to the CRTC's (Canadian Radio-Television & Telecommunications Commission) notice of consultation 2012-557-1 for the establishment of a mandatory code for mobile wireless services. To read more about the workshop, click here.

The CRTC will hold a hearing to address the matters brought up by the notice of consultation in Gatineau on February 11, 2013. The proceedings are meant to establish a code that will "address the clarity and content of mobile wireless service contracts and related issues for consumers."