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Voltage says Teksavvy overcharging for filesharing compliance

Media | 12/08/2014 11:09 pm EST

OTTAWA — Lawyers for Hollywood production company Voltage Pictures LLC told a Federal Court judge in Ottawa on Monday that Teksavvy Solutions Inc. is using a previous judgment to “claw back” more than $300,000 in legal and other fees, much of which it has no rights to, in a dispute over illegal filesharing. The hearing on costs comes after a February decision in which Teksavvy was ordered to hand over information on more than 2,200 subscribers who allegedly infringed on Voltage’s copyright by illegally downloading and sharing its films. Voltage won a similar case in...

TekSavvy ordered to turn over subscriber info to Voltage

Media | 02/21/2014 9:44 pm EST

A Canadian Internet service provider is being required by court order to give information on its subscribers linked with illegal filesharing to a Hollywood production company, and advocates on both sides of the issue are expressing appreciation for the decision. The Federal Court issued a decision Thursday ordering ISP TekSavvy Solutions Inc. to turn over the names and addresses of about 2,000 subscribers to Voltage Pictures LLC. In the decision, the court said: “TekSavvy Solutions Inc. (TekSavvy) shall disclose to the Plaintiff the contact information, in the form of names and...