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Bell ExpressVu asks Supreme Court to rule on legality of grey market satellite TV

News | 01/17/2001 5:00 am EST

The Supreme Court of Canada is expected to decide next month whether to review a BC Supreme Court decision that effectively legalized grey market satellite TV in British Columbia. Bell ExpressVu filed a leave to appeal the December 1999 decision in which Justice Donald Brenner struck down earlier court judgements outlawing the sale of unauthorized U.S. satellite services. The judge ruled that the Radiocommunications Act was never intended to tackle the grey market.

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