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Ottawa, 28 May 2013
File Nos.: PDR 9174-1375
To: Matthew Meier
9353-50 Street NW
Date of Notice and Payment: 28 May 2013
Pursuant to section 72.07 of the Telecommunications Act, S.C. 1993, c. 38 (the Act), the undersigned has issued this notice of violation finding Racknine Inc. (“Racknine”) to have committed the following violations contrary to the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission’s (CRTC’s) Unsolicited Telecommunications Rules (the Rules) made under section 41 of the Act:
Between March 2011 and January 2013, unsolicited telecommunications were made by Racknine to conduct polling campaigns. These telecommunications were made using an Automatic Dialing-Announcing Device (ADAD) resulting in violations of Part IV, subsection 4d) of the Rules, for not providing the name and address of the person on whose behalf the call was made in the messages.
Pursuant to section 72.01 of the Act, the undersigned has determined that the total penalty for the violations identified above is $60,000.
The penalty of $60,000 must be paid by Racknine to "The Receiver General for Canada" in accordance with subsection 72.09(3) of the Act.
Chief Compliance and Enforcement Officer
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