Cable & Telecom

Supreme Court will hear Rogers’ appeal in Voltage Pictures case

TORONTO – The Supreme Court of Canada granted Rogers Communications’ application for leave to appeal a lower court ruling which said the company could not charge copyright owners a fee to track down suspected movie and TV content pirates.In May, the Federal Court of Appeal ruled that Rogers is not allowed to recoup its costs from copyright owners who ask the ISP to help track down individuals suspected of stealing video content to which they don’t own the rights. (Click here for more background on Rogers’ reasons for the appeal.)While the Copyright Act and the Copyright Modernization Act protects copyright...
 

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.