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Status quo on copyright infringement notices unsure as CRIA hints at change

News | 09/26/2003 4:00 am EDT

There are hints that legislation may be on the table to codify ISP liability in copyright matters, though Ottawa is mum for the moment on whether Parliament will be asked to deal with it any time soon. Speculation that the federal government may be set to act on ISP liability comes after a story appeared in the Financial Post on September 12. In that article, a TELUS Corp. customer complained that she had received a notice from the telco and ISP that seemed to indicate the company had passed her personal information on to a copyright holder after she used peer-to-peer software to download MP3 files.

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