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Satellite TV decision upholds ability of stakeholders to protect against rights theft

News | 05/16/2002 4:00 am EDT

I read with interest the editorial in the May 1 edition of Canadian NEW MEDIA and was particularly intrigued by the writer’s observation that "the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision last week on grey market satellite TV was a body blow to the advocates of free speech". The editorial then proceeded to express the hope that "a Charter challenge to the ruling will hopefully set aside the Radiocommunication Act’s less-than-constitutional laws regarding the reception of foreign programming services…"

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