Canadian registered charities seeking to comply with Canada’s new anti-spam law (CASL) recently received some disappointing news. CASL is a very complex law and many important issues remain ambiguous and uncertain. Several...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
Canada will soon have the dubious distinction of having the most restrictive anti-spam/anti-spyware legislation in the world. It focuses predominately on spam (unsolicited commercial electronic messages (CEMs)) and spyware...more
The first installment payment for the new San Francisco Gross Receipts Tax was due April 30, 2014. Many questions about the new tax remain. While the City has provided some relief from installment underpayment penalties,...more
On March 31, 2014, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission issued a new Compliance and Regulatory Policy Notice (CRTC 2014-155).
Among other things, the CRTC has shortened the period of time for...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
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
On Data Privacy Day (January 28), the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) amended its notice regarding a mandatory code for wireless services and invited Canadians to comment on the proposed...more
Industry Canada and the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) have received numerous stakeholder submissions and inquiries in relation to Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) and its two...more
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