Day: March 1, 2014

Canada’s anti-spam law CASL applies to you even if you aren’t in CanadaCanada’s anti-spam law CASL applies to you even if you aren’t in Canada



I got a call this week from a client asking if Canada’s new anti-spam/anti-malware legislation (CASL) applies to non-Canadian organizations. (It was one of the plethora of calls I got this week on CASL.) When I answered that CASL did indeed apply extra-territorially I was confronted with one of the many gasps of frustration I have also been encountering recently with this law (which several years ago I dubbed Canada’s Anti-Speech Legislation (CASL) because of its major chill on legitimate electronic messages).

Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2014-02-28Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2014-02-28