Rogers Communications Inc. v. Voltage Pictures, LLC,  2 S.C.R. 643
According to Techopedia, Wikipedia for geeks, file sharing is defined as “the practice of sharing or offering access to digital information or resources, including documents, multimedia (audio/video), graphics, computer programs, images and e-books.” It’s a definition — and an issue — lawyers in Canada may want to look at more closely.
U.S. companies have discovered there is money to be made, at least potentially, in suing Canadians for alleged copyright infringement. Now this practice may become more common and more contentious as the issue of reverse class action lawsuits are being debated in our courts.
Subtopic: Copyright infringement
Commentary: Copyright trolls suing thousands of Canadians for file sharing (The Lawyer’s Daily)