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When CASL consents expire

I’ve been getting a lot of emails from law firms and other professional services firms warning me that if I do not confirm my subscription to their newsletters, they will stop sending them to me. These firms have misunderstood changes to Canada’s Anti-Spam Law (CASL) that came into force on July 1. The changes to rules for sending “commercial electronic messages” (CEMs) only affected the transitional three-year expiry for implied consents deriving from existing business and non-business relationships. These changes did not affect express consents or implied consents deriving from putting one’s coordinates on a webpage or handing out a ... [more] Full article

Get ready for changes to Canada’s anti-spam law

July 1, 2017, is not just Canada’s 150th birthday. It is also the day when important changes to Canada’s anti-spam law (“CASL”) come into force. CASL is one of the ... [more] Full article

CASL Crunch: Kellogg’s Pays $60k

Kellogg’s has agreed to pay $60,000 and undertook to ensure that it, and its third party email marketers, comply with Canada’s Anti-Spam Law (CASL). Kellogg’s was alleged to have sent ... [more] Full article

Complying with CASL: CRTC Releases Information Bulletin

Just in time for the coming into force of Canada’s new anti-spam legislation (“CASL”) on July 1st, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (“CRTC”) has published a set of guidelines ... [more] Full article