On March 5, 2015, the Canadian Radio and Television Commission (the CRTC, the main agency charged with administering and enforcing most of CASL) handed out its first penalty under Canada’s Anti-Spam Law (CASL): a $1.1 million administrative monetary penalty to Compu-Finder. The penalty makes it clear that when it comes to CASL violations, the CRTC won’t mess around – and neither should those subject to it.
Read McInnes Cooper’s full article, No Messing Around: $1.1M First Penalty for Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) Violations.
To learn more about CASL or to reach a member of McInnes Cooper’s CASL Team, visit McInnes Cooper’s CASL Knowledge Page at http://www.mcinnescooper.com/services/privacy/casl/.
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About the authors:
David Fraser is a partner with McInnes Cooper and leads its Privacy Law and CASL Teams. David is recognized as a foremost Canadian technology and privacy lawyer and has extensive experience advising private and public sector clients on implementing compliance programs for Canadian privacy legislation, including CASL. You can reach David at email@example.com.