3 tips to avoid being the next company fined under CASL

Recent fines and compliance agreements under Canada’s anti-spam legislation CASL are helping to strengthen the e-mail market channel by penalizing behaviour that gives legitimate operators a bad name, according to one of the

Published on: March 31st, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Dating web site PlentyOfFish pays $48,000 for alleged CASL violations

While the second penalty faced by a Canadian business under the Canadian anti-spam law (CASL) is just a fraction of the first, it’s still likely to cause some pain to the alleged offender.

Published on: March 25th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

CASL restricts freedom of speech, academic paper argues

Since Canada's anti-spam law (CASL) came into effect July 1, many businesses have been scrambling to bring their communications practices into compliance - and to understand what that compliance requires. But is the

Published on: November 17th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Q&A with former Privacy Commissioner Chantal Bernier

When Chantal Bernier finished her reign in the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada, she left the post at an interesting time – just before new privacy laws came into force within

Published on: November 7th, 2014 Candice So

Canadian SMBs know their e-commerce, but struggle with CASL

Small businesses in Canada may have figured out that online commerce is important to them – but when it comes to online communications, they’re still at a loss, according to a new survey.

Published on: October 6th, 2014 Candice So

10% of top ecommerce brands flouting CASL, study finds

When it comes to letting consumers unsubscribe from their emailing lists, 10 per cent of the world’s top 200 ecommerce brands are not complying with regulations in Canada and the U.S., a new

Published on: September 17th, 2014 Candice So

Group urges marketers to adopt best practices to avoid spam texts

An international marketing industry group has released a new report laying down best practices for marketers who send business-related texts to their customers. On Thursday, the Messaging, Malware and Mobile Anti-Abused Working Group

Published on: August 1st, 2014 Candice So

4 common misconceptions with CASL

July was CASL's first month in effect, and it's been generating a lot of discussion and reactions.  With so much discussion around the new legislation, a couple of misunderstandings have grown to become

Published on: July 30th, 2014 Monica Goyal

Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation: the good, the bad, the ugly of a post-compliance world

Now that CASL has been live for about a month, it's a great time to go one step deeper and really see what impact this legislation is having on the marketplace. After traveling

Published on: July 29th, 2014 Robert Burko

4 email marketing solutions targeting CASL

Published on: July 21st, 2014 Candice So

How MailChimp’s double-opt in method complies with CASL

This is the third story in a series of articles, which will look at different software solutions to help marketers comply with Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL). While CASL came into force on July

Published on: July 15th, 2014 Candice So

How Constant Contact helps small businesses handle CASL

This is the third story in a series of articles, which will look at different software solutions to help marketers comply with Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL). While CASL came into force on July

Published on: July 15th, 2014 Candice So

How Elite Email’s marketing solution tackles CASL

This is the second story in a series of articles, which will look at different software solutions to help marketers comply with Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL). While CASL came into force on July

Published on: July 12th, 2014 Candice So

How Envoke’s email marketing solution targets CASL with consent

This is the first story in a series of articles, which will look at different software solutions to help marketers comply with Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL). While CASL came into force on July

Published on: July 11th, 2014 Candice So