Month: March 2012

CRTC responds to stakeholder concerns with final regulations under CASL

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has finalised its regulations under Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL), resulting in a set of rules that are more balanced, reasonable, and in line with the objectives of the legislation. CASL creates rules for sending commercial electronic messages (CEMs) and installing computer programs. It also establishes a general prohibition against the alteration of transmission data and is expected to come into force later in 2012. Industry Canada is also responsible for developing regulations, and should be posting another version of its regulations within the next month or so.

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