Professor Geist comments in an Ottawa Citizen story on the state of anti-spam legislation in Canada, noting that better enforcement of existing laws are needed to make a dent in the spam problem. see: This Old Spam also see: Bangoura v. Washington Post
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Untouchable? A Canadian Perspective on the Anti-Spam Battle Working Paper (2004)
Professor Geist appeared on CBC Newsworld to discuss anti-spam legislative activity. While recent focus has centred on U.S. anti-spam legislation, Professor Geist noted some of the Canadian legal tools that can be used to combat spam. see: CBC Interview also see: Canadian Privacy Law Review Information
Professor Geist spent thirty minutes on the national radio program Rutherford discussing anti-spam legislation and potential Canadian solutions. see: Rutherford Show also see: Knight v. Hutchinson decision here
Few issues raise the ire of Internet users as much as the unending torrent of unsolicited commercial e-mail, better known as spam, that clogs their e-mail in-boxes each day. What was once generally viewed as a minor nuisance has grown into a monster as users' delete keys wither under an onslaught of e-mails touting get-rich-quick schemes, pornography, and the like.