Canada: SaskTel sends infringement notices to 30,000 subscribers

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SaskTel, the telephone company in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan, has reportedly issued 30,000 notifications to customers whose IP addresses have been associated with copyright infringing activity.

Read further details about the 30,000 consumer notifications (CTV News)

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Why it matters

SaskTel appears to be giving its customers the benefit of the doubt, by saying “Even if you haven’t downloaded illegal content, make sure you check if anyone else on your WiFi network has.” SaskTel also warns them to remove any infringing content from their computers and home networks.

SaskTel also posts a notice on its Web site, informing consumers of SaskTel practices in enforcing copyright infringement notices.

Read SaskTel’s policy about enforcement of Canadian copyright law (SaskTel)

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