Cable & Telecom

Federal Court tells Rogers it can’t charge a fee to find movie pirates

TORONTO – Rogers Communications is not allowed to demand a fee from copyright owners who ask the giant ISP to help track down individual suspected movie and TV pirates, the Federal Court of Appeal ruled earlier this month – a decision which will directly impact all Canadian Internet service providers.While the Copyright Act and the Copyright Modernization Act protects copyright owners from having their wares digitally taken and shared without compensation, everyone knows this is a common occurrence and so movie studios and others try to work with ISPs to limit losses. Procedures are in place to combat the problem...

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.