Archive for January 30th, 2013

Does Canada’s Anti-Spam Law Really Make It Illegal To Promote a Child’s Lemonade Stand? No.

Yesterday’s post on the fears associated with Canada’s anti-spam legislation focused on emails between extended family members. This post will examine personal relationships and the absurd claims that the current rules will stop everything from emailing a teacher to promoting a lemonade stand. Barry Sookman writes that the following would all likely be illegal under CASL:

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January 30, 2013 17 comments News

New Zealand Tribunal Issues First Graduated Response Decision

The New Zealand tribunal responsible for copyright graduated response cases has issued its first decision. The tribunal ordered an individual to pay $616.57, which included $6.57 for three songs, $50.00 for notice fees, $200 for the application fee, and a $360 deterrent fee ($120 per song). Most striking is that […]

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January 30, 2013 4 comments Must Reads