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CRTC Releases Draft Regulations for Electronic Commerce Protection Act

The CRTC has released draft regulations for the provisions it deals with in Canada’s new anti-spam legislation. The CRTC regulations are only part of the picture with Industry Canada scheduled to release its own regulations shortly. The CRTC regulations include specifications on the information that must be included in a commercial electronic message:

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July 4, 2011 5 comments News

Anti-Spam Bill Receives Royal Assent

On May 11, 2004, the Government launched Canada’s Task Force on Spam.  I was honoured to participate on the Task Force, which unanimously recommended anti-spam legislation its report issued on May 17, 2005.  Yesterday – 2038 days after the release of the report – Bill C-28, the anti-spam bill, received […]

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December 16, 2010 2 comments Must Reads

Anti-Spam Bill Passes Third Reading in House of Commons

Bill C-28, the anti-spam bill without a name, has passed third reading in the House of Commons.  The bill now heads to the Senate for review.

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November 24, 2010 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

Spam Bill Debated in House of Commons

Members of Parliament spent over two hours yesterday debating Bill C-28, the anti-spam bill.  A full transcript of the discussion is available here.

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September 28, 2010 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

The Anti-Spam Bill: New Name, Roughly Same Bill

The government today introduced Bill C-28, the Fighting Internet and Wireless Spam Act.  The bill carries a new name from the old Bill C-27 (which was titled the Electronic Commerce Protection Act), but the bill is roughly the same as the bill that passed the House of Commons last year.  […]

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May 25, 2010 4 comments News