Cable & Telecom

New copyright laws to come into force in January

OTTAWA – The federal government has taken the final step to implement the Copyright Modernization Act after formalizing the voluntary Notice and Notice regime Tuesday.The Notice and Notice regime formalizes a voluntary system that some copyright owners and Internet service providers (ISPs) have already been participating in for many years.  Set to take effect January 2015, it will legally require Internet intermediaries, such as ISPs and website hosts, to take action upon receiving a notice of alleged infringement from a copyright owner.Specifically, ISPs and hosts are required to forward notices, sent by copyright owners, to users whose Internet address has...

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.