Opinion

Why the Federal Court set top box ruling threatens Canada’s innovation balance

f the decision stands, the case has the potential to create a Canadian chill over new, disruptive technologies leaving courts to decide what can and cannot be preloaded onto computers and other electronic devices.

With Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains launching a major new initiative last week on innovation, he will need to keep a close eye on a court case that could alter the innovation balance and convince some companies to stay out of the Canadian market. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

PUBLISHED : Monday, June 20, 2016 12:00 AM

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