Voltage Pictures

Proposed Digital Privacy Act Opens A Risky Door

CBC | Posted 06.29.2014 | Canada Business

Even as Paul, a TekSavvy internet subscriber, faced the possibility of a U.S. film company suing him for illegally downloading a movie, he felt certa...

U.S. Copyright Troll Plans Canadian Invasion

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 03.13.2014 | Canada Business

Canadians who are accused of online copyright infringement could soon be seeing demands for money in the mail from a U.S. anti-piracy company. Cali...

Thousands To Be Outed As Copyright Infringers In Lawsuit

CP | Michael Oliveira, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.23.2014 | Canada Business

TORONTO - A Canadian Internet service provider has been ordered to hand over the names and addresses of about 2,000 customers who allegedly downloaded...

File-Sharing Lawsuit Against Canadians FAILS

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 11.13.2013 | Canada Business

A Canadian movie production company’s effort to sue unauthorized downloaders of its films has failed, with the company abandoning its lawsuit. NG...

'Copyright Troll' Lawsuit Against Canadians Will Likely Succeed: Observers

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 11.13.2013 | Canada Business

More than 1,000 Canadians will likely be exposed to legal action over unauthorized downloading of movies, observers of an ongoing court battle predict...

Anti-Piracy Firm Targets Canadians' 'Sense Of Entitlement'

CP | Pierre Chauvin, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.11.2013 | Canada Business

MONTREAL - Massive lawsuits targeting people who illegally download copyrighted content are common in the U.S., where people have been stuck with heft...

‘Copyright Trolls’ To Demand Thousands Of Dollars From Canadians

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 03.12.2013 | Canada Business

A file-sharing lawsuit working its way through a federal court in Ontario court is the prelude for a “copyright trolling” campaign that could see ...

Accused File-Sharers Have Someone Defending Them, After All

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.21.2013 | Canada Business

Unauthorized file-sharers, take a deep breath. Your day of judgment hasn’t arrived quite yet. A federal judge in Toronto has delayed a decision o...

File-Sharing Lawsuit? You’re On Your Own, Pirates!

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 01.21.2013 | Canada Business

Some 1,100 internet users in central Canada could find out Monday if they will be targeted for litigation by a Hollywood movie company. As the case...

Infringement Assault on TekSavvy: Voltage Trolls Come North

J. David Ellis | Posted 02.13.2013 | Canada Business
J. David Ellis

Note on Monday's Federal Court hearing. Voltage has managed to schedule a hearing at the Federal Court for Monday, December 17, which leaves little time for targeted TekSavvy subscribers to organize their defence. TekSavvy couldn't notify these customers until it had churned through a huge pile of logs, in order to correlate subscribers with the thousands of numeric IP addresses Voltage dumped on them.

Why This Internet Provider Is Telling File-Sharers To Lawyer Up

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 12.10.2012 | Canada Business

An independent internet service provider popular with tech geeks in central Canada is warning that it has been asked to hand over personal information...

File-Sharing Lawsuit Against Canadians Abandoned

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 03.30.2012 | Canada Business

A landmark attempt to sue Canadians over file-sharing of copyrighted material appears to have been abandoned, with court records showing the lawsuit h...

Montreal Canadiens May Be Sued For File-Sharing ‘The Hurt Locker’

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 11.28.2011 | Canada Business

A website that specializes in reporting on digital piracy says it has identified the Montreal Canadiens among the IP addresses targeted in a piracy la...

File-Sharing Lawsuits Coming To Canada?

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 11.12.2011 | Canada Business

Thousands of Canadians may soon find themselves facing a lawsuit from the makers of the Oscar-winning movie The Hurt Locker, thanks to a federal judge...