David Fraser on CBC Mainstreet | Copyright Infringement Reverse Class Action Lawsuits
April 18, 2019
Online file sharing could have more serious consequences for internet users than they thought. Hundreds of everyday Canadians are receiving a Statement of Claim, accusing them of copyright infringement by illegally downloading movies from the Internet, and adding them to novel “reverse class action lawsuits”. Internet Lawyer David Fraser discussed with CBC Radio Mainstreet’s Carolyn Ray the risk involved with online file sharing, how Hollywood production studios are using this novel legal process to sue Canadians for copyright infringement, why you can’t ignore these lawsuits – and what to do if you receive a Statement of Claim. Read more from CBC News here.
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