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Money Supreme Court sides with Rogers in illegal movie downloading case

19:26  14 september  2018
19:26  14 september  2018 Source:   cbc.ca

Officer testifies at sailors' sex assault trial

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The Supreme Court of Canada says internet service providers can recover some of the costs of helping movie companies and other copyright holders find illegal downloaders.

The Supreme Court of Canada says internet service providers can recover some of the costs of helping movie companies and other copyright The high court sides with Rogers Communications in ruling that the companies pursuing copyright violators should reimburse service providers a

The Supreme Court of Canada says internet service providers can recover some of the costs of helping movie companies and other copyright holders find illegal downloaders.

In a decision today, the high court sides with Rogers Communications in ruling that the companies pursuing copyright violators should reimburse service providers a reasonable amount for the effort of looking up subscribers suspected of breaking the law.

The decision could end up saving Rogers and other internet providers many thousands of dollars, but the Supreme Court says the appropriate fees should be decided at a future Federal Court hearing.

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OTTAWA—The Supreme Court of Canada says internet service providers can recover some of the costs of helping movie companies and other copyright holders find illegal downloaders. In a decision today, the high court sides with Rogers Communications in ruling that the companies pursuing

The Supreme Court ruled that Rogers is entitled to its reasonable costs of that process, but said it was not a given that the company can recoup the 0 an hour it claimed. The court ordered the Federal Court motion judge who first dealt with the matter to determine what reasonable amount Rogers is

The case began when movie production firm Voltage Pictures asked Rogers for information about an alleged violator under provisions of the Copyright Act.

Rogers retrieved the information but agreed to disclose it only upon payment of a fee — $100 per hour of work plus HST.

Voltage Pictures hopes to eventually obtain the information of tens of thousands of suspected copyright infringers, and it argued the federal legislative regime precluded Rogers from charging a fee.

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Woman to continue testimony at sailor's trial .
HALIFAX - A young woman who says at least three men sexually assaulted her in the barracks of a Halifax-area military base is expected to continue testifying today at the trial of a British sailor. The young woman told Nova Scotia Supreme Court on Thursday she went to sleep in a room with four beds in the Warrior Block of 12 Wing Shearwater next to a sailor in April 2015. The complainant, whose identity is protected by a publication ban, says she woke up to two men performing sex acts on her from the front and one from behind.The woman is still being questioned by a Crown lawyer, but the lawyers have gone in camera, so her testimony has not yet resumed.

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