#ITBprivacy: An ITBusiness.ca Twitter chat

Updated on June 26, 2014, at 2:38pm: We just had a great Twitter chat with outgoing Ontario Privacy Commissioner Ann Cavoukian, John Lawford of the Public Interest Advocacy Centre, and Monica Goyal of

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 12th, 2014 Candice So

4 answers to the most commonly-asked CASL questions

Even though Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) is coming into force on July 1, there are still a lot of questions about how the new legislation will work. CASL will change how businesses send

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 23rd, 2014 Candice So

CakeMail offers infographic guide to understanding CASL

The way businesses send email in Canada is about to change. On July 1, Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) will take effect and many email marketers are scrambling to understand how they can best

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 21st, 2014 Brian Jackson

CASL has companies concerned about class-action risk: Adam Kardash

With the rules of Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) now finalized and the first phase coming into effect July 1, it's time for businesses to consider how they will need to make changes in

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 13th, 2014 ITBusiness Staff

Government unveils final anti-spam regulations, dates

Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL), the anti-spam bill that targets businesses that send email and other digital messages to people without permission, will start coming into effect July 1, 2014, according to an order

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 4th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Internet gambling: Play at your own risk

By Monica Goyal and Jonathan MacKenzie Next time you log on to PokerStars or Full Tilt Poker – be aware that you play at your own risk. The Canadian Criminal Code explicitly makes

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 12th, 2013 Monica Goyal

Two paths to prepare for CASL: Express and implied consent

With the enactment of Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) around the corner, it's hard to know what kind of message your business is allowed to send to reach customers, and what kind of message

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 30th, 2013 Candice So

How to prepare for Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation

Canada's new Anti-Spam Legislation is coming. It will come into force July 1, and it will have a broad sweeping impact on all organizations that use e-mail marketing, mobile marketing, and other forms

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 16th, 2013 Robert Burko

Be ready for Canada’s anti-spam law with Adam Kardash

Try this riddle: Name something that you don't want but you get lots of it everyday. Something that you can read, but you can also eat. Something that no one really reads, but

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 12th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Industry Minister hosts invite-only CASL roundtable

With Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation being given Royal Assent in 2010 and still not being enforced as the regulations are worked out, it could be understandable if some businesses think of CASL as more

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 11th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Why your business should care about CASL

There's a new rule book coming out for all digital marketers. It strikes at the core of many of the most common online marketing activities (like e-mail marketing), setting strict standards in the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 1st, 2013 Robert Burko

Do you have a right to be forgotten?

The internet has a long memory. There are a lot of examples of different programs that take advantage of all the information you upload onto the Internet to then provide analytics and data

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 18th, 2013 Monica Goyal

Beware of legal landmines when diving into online rental space biz

Online classified sites such as Craigslist and Kijiji have made it very easy for small entrepreneurs market goods and services on the Internet. These two very popular sites along with many others specifically

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 28th, 2013 Monica Goyal

Free labour sounds great, but is it right? The law says that it’s not

Canadian social media star HootSuite recently got in hot water over its practice of not paying interns that work in their company. After raising the hackles of interns and labour rights advocates across

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 1st, 2013 Monica Goyal