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Bell Asked Canadian Government to Ban Certain VPNs

By | April 14, 2019

Last year a coalition of Canadian ISPs and movie industry companies called for a Canadian site-blocking regime. This plan triggered a fair amount of pushback. Law professor Michael Geist was among the most vocal opponents. He warned of potential overblocking and feared that VPN services could become the next target. “Once the list of piracy sites (whatever the standard)… Read More »

Bell & Videotron File Criminal Complaint Against IPTV Provider

By | April 6, 2019

While regular torrent and streaming sites are still a big hit with online pirates, dedicated IPTV services are becoming increasingly popular with consumers. These services, which can be difficult to tell apart from official offerings, typically supply access to hundreds of otherwise premium channels at a knockdown price. This disruption is something that broadcasters and… Read More »

Bell and Rogers Ask Government to Simplify Site Blocking and Criminalize Streaming

By | March 26, 2019

The Canadian Government is currently exploring if and how the current Copyright Act should be amended to better fit the present media landscape. One of the key issues is the compensation that artists receive for their work. This was also the focus of a hearing before the House Heritage Committee this week, at which Bell… Read More »

Bell/TSN Letter to College Connects Site-Blocking Help to College Students Futures

By | May 10, 2018

In January, a coalition of Canadian firms called on native telecoms regulator CRTC to implement a website-blocking regime in Canada. The coalition, Fairplay Canada, is a group of organizations and corporations with ties to the leisure industries and consists of Bell, Cineplex, Administrators Guild of Canada, Maple Leaf Sports activities and Leisure, Film Theatre Affiliation… Read More »

Bell Asks Workers to Again Pirate Website Blocking Plan

By | February 22, 2018

Last month, a coalition of Canadian firms called on the native telecom regulator CRTC to determine an area pirate web site blocking program, which might be the primary of its form in North America. The Canadian deal is supported by Fairplay Canada, a coalition of each copyright holders and main gamers within the Telco business,… Read More »

ISPs And Film Business Put Together Canadian Pirate Web Site Blocking Deal

By | December 5, 2017

ISP blocking has grow to be a first-rate measure for the leisure business to focus on pirate websites on the Internet. In current years websites have been blocked throughout Europe, in Asia, and even Down Under. In most nations, these blockades are ordered by native courts, which compel Web suppliers to limit entry to sure… Read More »

Canadian ISP Bell Calls For Pirate Web Site Blacklist in NAFTA Hearing

By | September 25, 2017

Website blocking has grow to be a standard instrument for copyright holders to focus on on-line piracy. While most ISPs initially object to such restrictions, the biggest Canadian telco Bell is actively calling for such measures. In a listening to earlier than the Standing Committee on Worldwide Commerce on NAFTA, the corporate is evident on… Read More »