Monthly Archives: January 2015

What the Privacy Commissioner is looking for with OBA sweep

The Globe and Mail reported a couple of weeks ago that the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) plans to study online behavioural advertising (OBA). The article followed a letter that the OPC sent to notify the Interactive … Continue reading

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New Zealand Spammers fined

A New Zealand court fined a spammer $12,000 a few days ago. According to a press release published by the Department of Internal Affairs, the spam was apparently some sort of bizarre response to an argument that broke out in an internet … Continue reading

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Canadian telemarketers reach $1.7 million settlement with Federal Trade Commission

Have you ever received a call from someone claiming that you owe money for something you never bought (or even heard of)? Last week a Florida court issued an order against Montreal-based Francois Egberongbe and Robert N. Durham, both individually and doing business … Continue reading

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