Cable & Telecom

CIPPIC, CIRA file arguments seeking leave to intervene in site-blocking case

OTTAWA – Two organizations well-versed in internet issues will argue, if they are granted intervenor status, that an extraordinary Federal Court order forcing internet service providers to block websites hosting allegedly infringing material (stemming from the Gold TV case) is a method that runs afoul of the country’s established copyright laws. The Canadian Internet Policy and Public Interest Clinic (CIPPIC) and the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) have filed applications for leave to intervene this week in an appeal brought forth by TekSavvy late last year against a decision by the Federal Court to order ISPs to block websites hosting...

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.