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Look North, Marketers – Canadian Anti-Spam Law is Coming

Posted in Data Compliance & Security, Privacy Regulation

Written by Cynthia Larose The US CAN-SPAM Act is old hat for marketers in the US.    But it is time to revisit email marketing compliance programs if you send email north of the US border.  Canada’s anti-spam law (known as “CASL”) has been debated for years but is finally coming into effect.   Industry Canada released its… Continue Reading

Canada’s Anti-Spam Law is a Step Closer

Posted in Privacy Regulation

US marketers who have been paying attention to anti-spam developments north of the border are concerned about proposed new Canadian regulations.   If you have not been paying attention, it’s probably time that you did.   We have a guest post today discussing the progress of those regulations. CANADA’S ANTI-SPAM LAW IS A STEP CLOSER Written by:   ARIANE… Continue Reading

Canada’s Privacy Commissioner’s Data Privacy Day Message

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Canadian Privacy Commissioner Jennifer Stoddart issued a statement urging individuals to take privacy into their own hands.   “There are nearly two billion people now using the Internet.  That’s two billion people who can potentially access information about you with the click of a button.” An article in the Vancouver Sun discusses Stoddart’s statement and… Continue Reading

Two privacy issues from North of the Border

Posted in Secure Traveling

Ann Cavoukian, Ontario’s information and privacy commissioner, has issued her 2009 Annual Report, entitled “Access & Privacy, A Time for Innovation.” One of Cavoukian’s main subjects this year is the smart grid and the associated privacy issues, including the collection of knowledge about personal habits via “smart” appliances communicating with the grid. Cavoukian is a… Continue Reading