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Canada’s anti-spam law: not as close as we thought?

Industry Canada and the CRTC have prepared final spam regulations, but Industry’s are undergoing a second round of consultation. The minister has revised the estimated time: “the anti-spam legislation is expected to take effect next year”…


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Government anti-spam website offers tips for businesses, organizations and individuals awaiting regulations

The federal government has introduced a website dedicated to its new anti-spam law, the Electronic Commerce Protection Act. The website,, describes the provisions of the law and its purposes, and outlines how organizations and individuals can make sure they abide by the law and protect themselves from spam and other electronic threats.


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