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Canada Introduces Electronic Commerce Protection Act (aka Anti-Spam Bill)

Four years after the National Task Force on Spam unanimously recommended that the Canadian government introduce anti-spam legislation, the Government today took an important step forward by tabling Bill C-27, the Electronic Commerce Protection Act (bill not online yet).   Although the bill requires careful study before commenting in any detail, […]

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April 24, 2009 7 comments News

Canada’s Identity Theft Bill: What It Says and What’s Missing

The federal government yesterday introduced much-needed identity theft legislation.  Bill C-27 includes several important provisions focusing on identity theft such as trafficking in documents and identity information.  Key provisions include: making, possessing, transferring, or selling "identity documents" of another person becomes an offence punishable with up to five years in […]

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November 22, 2007 5 comments News