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NGN, Riding drop filesharing case against Distributel

telecom | 11/04/2013 9:24 pm EST

NGN Prima Productions Inc. and Riding Films Inc. dropped a court motion that sought to compel Distributel Communications Inc. to identify its Internet customers whose accounts had been linked to peer-to-peer filesharing. In a notice filed with the Federal Court on Friday, NGN and Riding asked the court to drop their motion, which could have required Distributel to release the names and addresses of its customers whose Internet protocol (IP) addresses were linked to the online distribution of the films Recoil, Crash Site and Dawn Rider. The notice did not state why the production...

TekSavvy customers concerned about privacy should show up at court hearing, ISP says

Media | 12/12/2012 9:42 pm EST

TekSavvy Solutions Inc. customers who are concerned about their privacy should show up at a court hearing Monday to defend themselves against Voltage Pictures LLC's motion to obtain subscriber information associated with file sharing, said Marc Gaudrault, CEO of small ISP TekSavvy. “Those who want to voice their concerns about their privacy should show up on Monday,” Gaudrault said in a brief phone interview with The Wire Report. “They should either get legal...