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Media giants win injunction in copyright infringement case against website

Thursday, March 01, 2018 @ 10:51 AM | By Ian Burns

A number of Canadian communications giants have won the latest round in their copyright infringement case against a website that offers access to media players and other software that they say can be used to illegally access their content.

In Bell Canada v. Lackman 2018 FCA 42, Justice Yves de Montigny of the Federal Court of Appeal ruled Bell Canada, Rogers Communications and Quebec-based Vidéotron had a strong prima facie case of copyright infringement against Adam Lackman and his website TVAddons, which is a repository for streaming...