Cable & Telecom

Happy with court order blocking piracy sites, ATN says it will resume the fight

TORONTO – Asian Television Network, Canada's largest South Asian broadcaster, said Tuesday it is restarting its mission of eradicating intellectual property theft after last week’s Federal Court decision which prescribes and mandates blocking of pirate websites by third party ISPs.The decision “brings back the wheel full circle and reaffirms that for every wrong there is a remedy and that to provide such remedy the judicial system has inherent residual jurisdiction in our common law system,” says the ATN press release.The precedent-setting move is the first time such an order has been made in Canada, and a judge says ISPs will...

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.