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ECPA Receives First Reading in the Senate

The Electronic Commerce Protection Act received first reading in the Senate on Monday with plans for second reading tomorrow.  It will then go to the Senate Standing Committee on Transport and Communications for review.

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December 3, 2009 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

ECPA (C-27) Passes House of Commons, Moves to Senate

The Electronic Commerce Protection Act, Canada's anti-spam bill (Bill C-27) passed through the House of Commons yesterday as a motion to support sending the bill to the Senate received approval.  The bill received all-party support but will undoubtedly face an intense lobbying campaign at the Senate.  Copyright lobbyists, real estate […]

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December 1, 2009 5 comments News

Industry Committee Issues C-27 Report

The Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology has issued its report on Bill C-27.  The report includes all the changes to the anti-spam bill, the Electronic Commerce Protection Act.

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October 29, 2009 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

Anti-Spam Bill Passes Committee Without Copyright Lobby Spyware Provision

Bill C-27, the anti-spam bill, passed through the Industry Committee late Monday with the bill largely intact.  Indeed, Industry Minister Tony Clement was true to his word as the several provisions that would have watered down the legislation were dropped (third party referrals, exceptions for survey companies and self-regulated industries) […]

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October 28, 2009 4 comments News

Government Commits to Withdrawing Lobby Spyware Changes

Bill C-27, the anti-spam bill, is nearly through the Industry Committee with a limited number of changes.  The Liberals have already stated that they would not be bringing forward the amendments promoted by the copyright lobby that would have permitted unauthorized access to personal computers in some situations.  The same […]

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October 25, 2009 4 comments News