Cable & Telecom

ISPs exempt from copyright liability

OTTAWA - Amendments to the Copyright Act, tabled in Parliament today, say in part that Internet service providers are not liable for copyright violating acts done over their networks on the Internet. This is good news for cable ISPs, says the Canadian Cable Telecommunications Association. "The cable industry is pleased that the Government of Canada recognizes that as intermediaries, ISPs have no control over the copyright material that passes over their networks," said Michael Hennessy, CCTA president. "The Internet is fundamental to business today and the Copyright Act needs to support and encourage technological advancements." Minister of Canadian Heritage Liza Frulla...

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.