Post Tagged with: "ioptout"

iOptOut Reaction Foreshadows Do-Not-Call Challenges

Appeared in the Toronto Star on April 7, 2008 as Do-Not-Call Faces Challenges When Canada's do-not-call list becomes operational later this year, many Canadians may be surprised to learn that some of the country's most active telemarketing organizations enjoy "exempt" status under the law.  As a result of an aggressive […]

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April 7, 2008 8 comments Columns Archive

iOptOut: The First 36 Hours

There has been an incredible reaction to the launch of iOptOut.  Thousands of registrations, coverage from the Globe and CBC, blog postings from the Privacy Commissioner of Canada and Mathew Ingram, as well as lots of suggestions for improvement.

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March 28, 2008 15 comments News

iOptOut: My Response to the Do-Not-Call Disappointment

Regular readers of my work will know that I have been frustrated by Canada's do-not-call list, which contains far too many exceptions and has taken an embarrassingly long time to become operational.  In response, today I am launching iOptOut, a website that will allow Canadians to opt-out of further phone […]

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March 27, 2008 66 comments News