Home Page News Briefs People Media Telecom Archives About Us
Advertising Subscribe Reuse & Permissions
The Hill Times Parliament Now The Lobby Monitor HTCareers Classifieds

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.

To keep reading, get a free trial.

Already a Subscriber?

Related Stories

SCC determines users shouldn’t pay for royalties twice under Copyright Act

News | 07/15/2022 5:07 pm EDT

The Supreme Court of Canada says Canada’s Copyright Act “does not exist solely for the benefit of authors,” in a decision in which it found that the Copyright Board erred in its interpretation...

SOCAN sues Quebecor for $1.44M

Briefs | 07/11/2022 12:59 pm EDT

The Society of Composers, Authors, and Music Publishers of Canada (SOCAN) is suing Quebecor Inc. for $1.44 million the group says it is owed in unpaid royalties for three months in 2018.  In a...

Rodriguez told to introduce news compensation by early 2022, Champagne to focus on spectrum “use it or lose it” 

News | 12/16/2021 4:45 pm EST

Minister of Canadian Heritage Pablo Rodriguez is expected to introduce news compensation legislation in early 2022, after he was directed to do so by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in his mandate...

Reuse & Permissions

Unauthorized distribution, transmission, reuse or republication of any and all content is strictly prohibited. To discuss re-use of this material, please contact:

Customer Care, 613-688-8821 | subscriptions@hilltimes.com