Cable & Telecom

CRTC fines exec $100K for company’s spamming

“Individuals can’t hide behind their company’s structure or online entities”OTTAWA – The CRTC has nailed the corporate director of a business caught violating Canada's anti-spam legislation (CASL), the first time that an individual is held liable under CASL for violations committed by a corporation.The Commission on Tuesday fined Brian Conley $100,000 after an investigation determined that his discount deals website nCrowd sent unsolicited commercial emails to Canadians without their consent.  In addition, the unsubscribe mechanism in the emails did not function properly.Operating under multiple business names such as nCrowd, Teambuy, DealFind, and Dealathons, the emails offered promotional vouchers for discounted...

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.