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Canadians agreed to pay at least $200K to settle copyright suits in 2018

News | 08/22/2018 5:08 pm EDT
A standard statement of claim filed by movie studios that defendants would see. /Wire Report photo by Ahmad Hathout

More than a dozen movie studios have sued Canadians in recent months in a flurry of cases that has so far yielded over $200,000 in settlement agreements from individuals, court documents show.

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