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

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

Published on: September 11th, 2013 Brian Jackson

#BeCASLReady – An ITBusiness.ca Twitter chat roundup

With Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) slated to go into force soon, businesses will no longer be able to send commercial electronic messages like emails and text messages to their customers, unless they have

Published on: September 11th, 2013 Candice So

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

Published on: August 1st, 2013 Robert Burko

Elite Email adds mobile tool for marketers ahead of CASL

Canadian marketing company Elite Email Inc. has released a new mobile tool that aims to help businesses build a customer base – and keep it – as Canada’s anti-spam laws loom ahead. Elite

Published on: July 3rd, 2013 Candice So

Quebec startup offers help to prepare for new anti-spam laws

A Quebec startup says it has built a communications platform that will help businesses navigate Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL). For the past two years, Montreal-based startup Taarga has been serving its clients with

Published on: June 18th, 2013 Candice So

Canada’s privacy watchdog calls for sharper teeth in digital age

The Privacy Commissioner of Canada wants to beef up privacy laws to keep up with the pace of the digital age and its endless thirst for acquiring personal information, the office announced today.

Published on: May 23rd, 2013 Brian Jackson

Anti-spam regulations published, consultation opens

The latest draft regulations for Canada’s anti-spam law were published today in the Canada Gazette and the government is asking for consultation on them until Feb. 4.While Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) received Royal

Published on: January 4th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Anti-spam law adds exceptions, delayed until 2014

The anti-spam legislation passed into law more than two years ago will not be coming into force until late in 2013 and possibly not until 2014, according to an Industry Canada official. It’s

Published on: December 20th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Canada’s Anti-Spam Law: everything you need to know

Quick links: Articles | Opinion | Resources | Video | Slideshow Of all the annoyances that come with modern information technology, e-mail spam is perhaps one of the worst. Unsolicited messages have clogged

Published on: April 13th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Canada’s anti-spam regulations finally unveiled

Canadian e-mail marketers now have the final regulations that will be enforced under Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) that was passed into law more than a year ago.The regulations don't just impact e-mail. All

Published on: March 28th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

The Freezer isn’t so hot for stopping spam, critics charge

Canada's new anti-spam legislation (CASL) marks a huge shift from previous government efforts to deal with spam and that is a good thing, according to industry experts. But while they are optimistic about

Published on: February 7th, 2012 Nestor Arellano

Anti-Spam law: Staying out of ‘The Freezer’ with your e-mail campaigns

While they're celebrating Canada Day this year, e-mail marketers may also be feverishly reviewing their e-mail lists to make sure they comply with a tough new anti-spam law. Although there have been questions

Published on: January 19th, 2012 Nestor Arellano