Cable & Telecom

CRTC issues $15K fine to individual caught spamming

OTTAWA – An individual named William Rapanos has been dinged for $15,000 after the CRTC found that he committed ten violations of Canada’s anti-spam legislation (CASL).The Commission said that it conducted an investigation after the Spam Reporting Centre received numerous complaints between July 8 - October 16, 2014 about emails that appeared to have been sent by Rapanos advertising a design, printing, and distribution service for commercial flyers. Despite an appeal by Rapanos, the Commission said Thursday that it found, on a balance of probabilities, that he sent commercial electronic messages (i) that did not identify the sender, (ii) that did not...

Our industry and COVID-19

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