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Post-nuclear war, mutant-killing video games are not Christine McMillan's thing.
But the 86-year-old from Ontario has been warned she could have to pay up to $5,000 for illegally downloading a game she'd never heard of.
She is one of likely tens of thousands of Canadians who have received notices to pay up, whether they are guilty or not.
"I found it quite shocking … I'm 86 years old, no one has access to my computer but me, why would I download a war game?" McMillan told Go Public.
In May, she received two emails forwarded by her internet provider.
"It seems to be a very foolish piece of legislation," McMillan said.
"That somebody can threaten you over the internet … that to me is intimidation and I can't believe the government would support such action."
Network security analyst and technology expert Wil Knoll calls it a "dragnet cash grab."
"It's preying on people that don't necessarily understand the system or the technology that surrounds it," he said, "and they're willing to pay out of court because they're scared."
Knoll says because McMillan lives in an apartment, someone could have accessed her unsecured wireless connection, then downloaded the game using her IP address.
In an email to CBC News, the department says, "Receiving a notice does not necessarily mean that you have in fact infringed copyright or that you will be sued for copyright infringement.
The Notice and Notice regime does not impose any obligations on a subscriber who receives a notice, and it does not require the subscriber to contact the copyright owner or the intermediary. There is no legal obligation to pay any settlement offered by a copyright owner."
It says since the new system kicked in, department officials have been working with copyright owners and internet service providers to make sure it's working and to educate Canadians on how it works.
The next review of Canada's Copyright Act is scheduled for 2017.