Cable & Telecom

CRTC reduces Compu-Finder’s fine, upholds spamming violation

OTTAWA – The CRTC has dismissed a constitutional challenge against Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) made by the first company it fined under the country’s anti-spam laws.As Cartt.ca reported in March 2015, the Quebec-based company Compu-Finder was fined $1.1 million for sending commercial electronic messages without the recipient’s consent, as well as emails in which the unsubscribe mechanisms did not function properly.  The violations occurred at various times in 2014. The company made representations to the Commission in May 2015 seeking a review of the notice of violation and raising a constitutional challenge to CASL on various grounds.  It also challenged the amount...
 

Our industry and COVID-19

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