Monthly Archives: January 2014

Weed Man operator fined $200,000 for violating telemarketing rules

The CRTC announced a couple of weeks ago that Turf Operations Group, which operates a number of Weed Man franchises across Canada, had been fined $200,000 for violating the Unsolicited Telecommunications Rules (UTR). The CRTC served a Notice of Violation on the … Continue reading

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Ads targeted at sleep apnea sufferer violate PIPEDA

The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) just published a finding into a complaint made by an individual with sleep apnea. The individual had been searching for information about  Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) devices (a device that … Continue reading

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Grandfathering existing consent under CASL

I wrote a guest blog for EmailKarma a few days ago explaining the meaning of “grandfathering” existing express consent under CASL. I encourage anyone with questions about grandfathering to read it.

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Reconfirmation under CASL: who and when?

Many senders are looking at their existing databases and asking questions about which of their subscribers must be reconfirmed under CASL, and by when they must do so. Understanding the various timelines under CASL is somewhat complicated, as CASL contains … Continue reading

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