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Alberta judge denies injunction in Super Channel piracy suit

Media | 05/03/2021 5:43 pm EDT

An Alberta judge shot down a request from Allarco Entertainment 2008 Inc. for an injunction against Best Buy Canada Ltd., Staples Canada ULC, Canada Computers Inc., and London Drugs Limited as part of its suit against the retailers whose employees allegedly recommended to customers that they pirate content using media boxes. In a decision released Friday, Justice Michael Lema of the province’s Court of Queen’s Bench denied Edmonton-based Allarco, the owner of the Super Channel television network, an injunction stopping the stores from selling “certain TV set-top boxes.”  The...

Best Buy, Future Shop to sell Roku boxes

Media | 05/30/2013 8:30 pm EDT

New set-top boxes offered by online streaming company Roku Inc. are now available at Best Buy and Future Shop locations in Canada, the company said. In a release Thursday, Roku said two devices, the Roku 2 XD and Roku 2 XS, are now available at Canadian Future Shop and Best Buy stores. The Roku 2 XD model is available for $90 and the Roku 2 XS sells for $110, the company said. Roku said in January that its online streaming platform offers more than 700 channels and applications....