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Movie Companies File Lawsuits in Canada Targeting 3,348 Alleged BitTorrent Pirates

Breaking Two companies behind the movies Angel Has Fallen and Rambo: Last Blood have filed lawsuits in the Federal Court of Toronto targeting 3,248 defendants said to have downloaded and distributed the movies in violation of copyright law. While the defendants’ identities are currently unknown, once discovered they are likely to be hit with demands […]

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Jetflicks Piracy Trial Delayed After Canada Hands Over Masses of Discovery Data

Breaking The trial of six defendants who allegedly operated the ‘pirate’ streaming service Jetflicks will now take place in July 2020. The delay is in response to Canadian authorities handing over masses of discovery data, including subscriber information and support tickets of the defunct service. The original request for information was made around 22 months […]

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Bell Wants Canada to Criminalize Pirate Streaming Services

Canadian telecoms giant Bell is recommending that the Government should criminalize people who are involved with pirate streaming services, including those who advertise or sell pirate set-top boxes. The proposal is seen as a prime tool to combat online piracy. In the same submission, Bell also revives its call to institutionalize site blocking. To ensure […]