Canada’s Anti-Spam Law — not just for Canadians
By Margot Patterson
Canada’s Anti-Spam Law (CASL) enters into force on Canada Day, 1 July. It was passed in 2010 as a ‘made-in-Canada’ solution to ‘drive spammers out of Canada’. Are you outside Canada? It’s important to know that this law reaches beyond Canada’s borders. CASL is already affecting businesses in the US, Europe and elsewhere as they change their communications practices to send emails and other ‘commercial electronic messages’ into Canada.
As we described in our presentation ‘Comparing CASL to CAN-SPAM’, the new law applies to messages that are accessed by a computer system in Canada. That means that messages sent by a person, business or organisation outside of Canada, to a person in Canada, are subject to the law…
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