Bell Media Inc. v. GoldTV.Biz, 2019 FC 1432

Justice Gleeson - 2019-11-15

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The Plaintiffs bring this motion seeking an interlocutory mandatory injunction against the Third Party Respondent Internet Service Providers [ISPs]. The relief sought will compel the innocent Third Party Respondents to take steps to block their customers from accessing websites and Internet services operated by the anonymous Defendants. ... The Plaintiffs claim the two Defendants—John Doe 1, doing business as, and John Doe 2, doing business as [the GoldTV Services]—are operating unauthorized subscription services that provide subscribers access to their programming content over the Internet, contrary to the Copyright Act. ... For the reasons that follow I am satisfied that the Order, in an amended form, should issue.

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Canadian Intellectual Property