In a previous post on online behavioural advertising (OBA), we wrote about the Office of the Privacy Commissioner’s ”call to action” to stakeholders in the advertising industry on OBA, and we discussed the industry’s response...more
Canada’s new anti-spam law targets more than just spam. CASL also targets malware, and it has a very broad reach. CASL prohibits installing a “computer program” – including an app, software, or other executable data – on a...more
Earlier this year we told you that Canada’s Anti-Spam Law (CASL) is not just for Canadians.
CASL is also not just about “spam”. Effective January 15, 2015, CASL applies to the installation of “computer programs” –...more
Canada’s Anti-Spam Law (CASL) targets more than just email and text messages -
CASL also prohibits installing a “computer program” – including an app, widget, software, or other executable data – on a computer system...more
Canada’s Anti-Spam Law (CASL) enters into force on Canada Day, July 1. It was passed in 2010 as a “made-in-Canada” solution to “drive spammers out of Canada“.
Are you outside Canada? It’s important to know that this...more
The recent Federal Court of Canada decision in Voltage Pictures LLC v. John Doe and Jane Doe (2014 FC 161) has already received considerable attention for its approach to deterring so-called “copyright trolls”: plaintiffs...more
Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) brings with it new legal violations and penalties, some of which become effective as of July 1, 2014. The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC), the...more
Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) has been a long time coming. The Government of Canada announced today that most of CASL’s provisions will enter into force on July 1, 2014....more
Call to Action on OBA -
The Office of the Privacy Commissioner (OPC) is aware of the challenges associated with balancing privacy in the online advertising environment, and wants the ad industry to step up. On the day...more
Let’s take stock of the information currently available on Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL). First, there is the Act itself. Next, there are:
- the Electronic Commerce Protection Regulations (CRTC)...more
In This Issue:
- Transitioning to the ONCA
- Excerpt from Transitioning to the ONCA:
The Ontario Not-for-Profit Corporations Act, 2010 (“ONCA”) is targeted to come into effect on July 1, 2013. The new Act...more
Originally published in Internet and E-Commerce Law in Canada - December 2012 Volume 13, No. 8.
In A.B. v. Bragg Communications Inc., the Supreme Court of Canada determined that a 15-year-old can proceed anonymously...more
Draft Regulations recognize CASL should not apply to ”regular business communications”
Industry Canada has published long-awaited draft Regulations that would lessen the impact of Canada’s Anti-Spam Law (CASL) on...more