106PM GMT nineteen March 2010
Mr Justice Lewison had been asked to confirm either the association wanting to lay a twine ocular wire underneath the current should have to compensate rent to the owners of the waterway.
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""It was built to give adults of the flourishing city of Manchester entrance to cheaper spark from the Duke of Bridgewater"s spark mines.
""Now, however, what the adults of Manchester wish is entrance to broadband and twine ocular cables.
""Far from facilitating access, the Bridgewater Canal is right away an obstacle.""
He pronounced Geo Networks already had a channel underneath the current for that it paid a rent to the Bridgewater Canal Company.
Lawyers for the twine ocular association argued it usually had to compensate for the right to lay the additional cable. Under the electronic information exchnage industry code, it could ""buy one get one free"" and did not have to compensate additional rent.
Mr Justice Lewison ruled that Geo should compensate more, but gave accede to interest to try to explain the industry code.
""It does not appear to me to be satisfactory that an user should have something for nothing.""
He pronounced David Elvin QC, representing Geo, had warned him opposite permitting those in carry out of ""linear obstacles"" extracting ransom payments.
The decider pronounced the countenance ""fair and reasonable"" in the formula meant ransom payments could not be demanded.