A coalition of Canadian ISPs and movie industry companies is preparing a deal to block pirate sites without a court order. The plan, which will be submitted to the telecom regulator CRTC later this month, is the first of its kind in North America. While major ISP's are on board, the Government's response has been rather reserved.
This Vigilante activity will save a lot of time and money - who needs courts to decide in these matters. The ISP's and the Industry know best -right?
Police and courts are for crocks - not for them!
Canadian professors are worried that this can escalate and find this to be a bad idea.
It can be expected that many other sites disliked by rights holders or broadcasters would find their way onto the block list,
At the moment; the Government seems to be reluctant too.