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Enforcing Canadian Anti-Spam Law

The Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) has aroused concern among marketers on both sides of the border since it started coming into force in July 2014 (some provisions, such as a private right of action, do not take effect until next year). It has stricter consent requirements than the US CAN-SPAM Act, as well as rules … Continue Reading

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