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Final Regulations Published for Canada Anti-Spam Legislation

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has released final regulations to implement Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL).  CASL applies notice and consent obligations upon organizations that transmit Commercial Electronic Messages (CEMs) to individuals in Canada.  The plain language of the CASL is somewhat broader than some other anti-spam laws, such as the CAN-SPAM Act in … Continue Reading

My Notes from the IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2010

As some of you know, I tweeted my notes from the IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2010 yesterday and today (@Forsheit for those of you on Twitter). Since many of our readers are not on Twitter, I thought I would provide you with those notes here (minus the usual Twitter hashtags and abbreviations). Please note that there were multiple sessions, and this reflects only those I was able to attend, and only the information I could quickly record, putting virtual pen to paper. These are not direct quotes, unless specifically designated as such. Overall, I think it was a great conference, a wonderful opportunity to reconnect with other lawyers and privacy professionals, and to meet students, lawyers, and others looking to learn more about this constantly evolving legal and compliance space. For me, the conference highlight was Viktor Mayer-Schonberger's keynote this morning on The Virtue of Forgetting in the Digital Age. Without further ado, here are my notes. Would love to hear your thoughts/reactions. … Continue Reading