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ISP Teksavvy’s Appeal Against Pirate Site-Blocking Order is Dismissed in the Canadian Federal Court.

by Hugh Stephens 01 June 2021

Author Hugh Stephens examines the impact of Canada’s Federal Court of Appeal (FCA) dismissing the appeal brought by internet service provider Teksavvy, against the first site blocking order for copyright infringement, issued to them on 26 May 2021. Stephens notes that “The decision confirms that blocking orders are available in Canada to combat pirate content providers who camp in cyberspace while targeting Canadian consumers, and it confirms that Canada has joined the more than 40 countries that use site-blocking to fight online piracy and protect legitimate content distributors.”

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