Day: July 5, 2014

CASL enforcement against charities clarified by CRTCCASL enforcement against charities clarified by CRTC



CASL’s rules apply to any person that sends commercial electronic messages to members of the public including charities and other not for profit organizations. The indiscriminate targeting of everyone from real spam culprits to genuine commercial communications is one of the reasons that Terrance Corcoran from the Financial Post recently called Canada’s new anti-spam law “a Monty-Python-esque farce”.

CASL, in its present form, should never have targeted charities or not for profit organizations. According to some, CASL punishes charities for no good reason.

Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2014-07-04Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2014-07-04