Canada Anti Spam

Make the Anti-Spam Law a Silver Lining For Your Business

Kelly Lovell | Posted 07.03.2014 | Canada
Kelly Lovell

As an individual I must admit, it was a breath of fresh air to finally see my inbox shrink as the many subscriptions my email had accumulated over the years finally came to an end. As an entrepreneur leading several start-ups, however the true realities and restrictions of CASL became apparent.

Goodbye Spam, Hello Consumer Power

Jeff Quipp | Posted 07.29.2014 | Canada Business
Jeff Quipp

Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation is set to come into effect on July 1, 2014. Among the strictest of its type in the world, it was created to combat harmful electronic messages like spam, malware, false representation, spyware and more. But how will the legislation affect consumers?

The Myths About Canada's Anti-Spam Laws

Michael Geist | Posted 11.13.2013 | Canada Business
Michael Geist

Over the past couple of weeks, there have been a myriad of posts and articles criticizing Canada's anti-spam legislation. According to some posts -- primarily those by Barry Sookman -- the legislation will stop family members from sending commercial e-mail to each other, parents from promoting their children's lemonade stands, and discriminate against charities and schools. Is this true?

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CBC | Posted 03.03.2013 | Canada Business

If you're wondering what happened to the Conservative government's much-publicized anti-spam law, you're not alone. Many consumers and op...

Canada's Anti-Spam Act a Serious Threat to Businesses

Charles Lupien | Posted 12.14.2011 | Canada Business
Charles Lupien

I believe that this private right of action included in Canada's anti-spam act, which can be exercised as a class action, will pose a serious threat to large corporations who could be targeted by opportunistic plaintiffs.