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Copyright infringement notices being used for advertising, ISPs say

Media | 04/27/2016 8:57 pm EDT

In recent weeks,  BCE Inc.  and HBO have begun using copyright infringement notices to steer recipients toward legal sources of TV content — but some of the Internet service providers (ISPs) that are required to forward the letters to customers are crying foul, saying the practice amounts to advertising. Both TekSavvy Solutions Inc. and Distributel Communications Ltd. told The Wire Report that they have, since the beginning of April, received notices directing users who had...