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The Liberal government has introduced its second attempt at overhauling the country's privacy laws covering the business sector. Innovation Minister François-Philippe Champagne introduced Bill C-27...

Facebook could block news in Canada over revenue-sharing bill

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Canadian government to introduce law compelling big tech to pay for news

Canada's federal government introduced a law on Tuesday to mandate tech giants to pay news publishers for using their content on their various platforms. The...

CASL strikes Canadian inboxes: 5 strange and unique requests for consent

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#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...

4 answers to the most commonly-asked CASL questions

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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...

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...

Lessons we can all learn from RBC

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Anti-spam law adds exceptions, delayed until 2014

The law received royal assent in 2010 but still hasn't taken force. An updated set of regulations will be published early in the New Year.

Small business group welcomes EI revamp

Employment Insurance changes will remove disincentives to work says Canadian Federation of Independent Businesses.

Passing the buck on mobile privacy

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Canada’s anti-spam law takes effect next year

Minister of Industry ends speculation over implementation of Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation.

Tech groups want cyber threat information-sharing bill

Civil liberties groups continue to raise privacy concerns about controversial cyber intel sharing act.

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