We use cookies on this site to enable your digital experience. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our cookie policy. close
Focus On
NEW In-House Counsel | Insurance | Intellectual Property | Immigration | Natural Resources | Real Estate | Tax

Federal Court of Appeal upholds ban on sales of digital TV boxes

Thursday, March 23, 2017 @ 6:53 AM | By Tom Venetis

The Federal Court of Appeal on March 20 dismissed an appeal by the sellers of digital TV boxes to lift the ban on sales of the devices. The digital boxes allow people to stream copyrighted television content for free.

Vincent Wesley, doing business as MTLFreeTV.com, along with WatchNSaveNow Inc., were appealing an injunction handed down by the Federal Court, in Bell Canada v. 1326030 Ontario Inc. (iTVBox.net) 2016 FC 612. The injunction stopped the sale of set-top boxes that had been pre-loaded with software that gave...