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

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 30th, 2014 Monica Goyal

Spammers sending more texts ahead of CASL, researchers find

If you’re a resident of Montreal, Que., chances are you’re one of the most targeted people to receive text messaged spam on your phone – and you may have gotten more than usual

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 20th, 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

Twitter fights ban in Turkey on its 8th birthday

As Twitter celebrates its eighth anniversary, it's also busy fighting efforts to censor the social media service in Turkey. Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan banned Twitter yesterday in the wake of a corruption

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

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

Competition Bureau seeks $30 million in fines from incumbent telcos

Canada's incumbent telecommunications carriers are facing legal action from the Competition Bureau for misleading advertising, the Ottawa-based consumer protections body announced today.The legal action in the Ontario Superior Court of Justice follows a

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 14th, 2012 Brian Jackson

How to fine tune Goolge searches, send text with Google Voice

Here are more tips on how to make good use of Google Chrome and Google Voice.Narrow your Google searchesLike many folks, I rely heavily on Google Search; I probably use it dozens of

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 16th, 2012 Rick Broida

Facebook says it’s not spying on text messages

Facebook on Monday denied a news report accusing the company of reading text messages on Android devices, but said it is running a "limited" test of new features that may require the company

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 27th, 2012 Jeremy Kirk

Carriers botch number porting and double-bill consumers, report says

Canadian mobile service providers heavily promote their ability to easily allow customers to take with them their phone numbers when they switch carriers. However, a recent report by the Commission for Complaints for

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 9th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Mobile giving – Canadians text donations for Haiti relief efforts

Frantic callers searching for information about their loved ones jam the remaining communications lines in quake-devastated Haiti.Meanwhile here in Canada, the major wireless carriers have set up a way for Canadians to  grab

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 15th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

How to use your BlackBerry to send video, audio and image messages

You've probably used your BlackBerry smartphone to send countless text, or short message service (SMS), messages. Perhaps you even employ your device's multimedia messaging service (MMS) functionality to distribute image- and video-messages to

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 19th, 2009 Al Sacco

Seven sneaky ways tech product vendors are making you pay more

See related article: iPhone welcomed to Canada by massive online protest Faced with a worsening economy, companies are afraid to raise fees. Liberal MP David McGuinty (Ottawa South) talks about his "Get Connected

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 5th, 2008 JR Raphael