Five ways to tell it’s spam

With what some have called the toughest anti-spam legislation in the world expected to finally come into force next year after having been originally passed in December 2010, small businesses should ensure they’re ready for the new regime and familiar with the regulations.

Industry Canada is working to ensure your customers will be ready. It has a web site, fightspam.gc.ca, with information for individuals and businesses, including a spam quiz. And it has also released an infographic with five tips to help consumers identify a spam message.

Can you tell its spam?

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Source | Industry Canada

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Jeff Jedras
Jeff Jedras
Jeff Jedras is a technology journalist with IT World Canada and a member of the IT Business team. He began his career in technology journalism in the late 1990s, covering the Ottawa technology sector for Silicon Valley North and the Ottawa Business Journal. He later covered the technology scene in Vancouver before joining IT World Canada in Toronto in 2005, covering enterprise IT for ComputerWorld Canada and the channel for Computer Dealer News. His writing has also appeared in the Vancouver Sun & the Ottawa Citizen.

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