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Downloads of ringtones and ringbacks are not a communication to the public subject to a tariff

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • March 25 2015

This was a dispute over a tariff requiring Rogers to pay royalties to SOCAN in respect of ringtones and ringbacks (Tariff 24) as a communication of a

CRTC dramatically shifts Canadian television regulation

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
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  • Canada
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  • March 26 2015

On March 12 and March 19, 2015, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (the "CRTC") released the second and third major

The future of over-the-air television in Canada

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • March 18 2015

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) released two policy decisions on January 29, 2015, both of which were a

CRTC sends shot across the bow to international telemarketers; issues $200,000 fine to US company selling cruise vacations

  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • March 11 2015

In a precedent-setting ruling, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has issued its first penalty to a foreign-based

Tough new Canadian Anti-Spam Law will affect American businesses

  • Wiley Rein LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • February 17 2014

American businesses with customers residing in our neighbor to the north should pay close attention to a new Canadian law that takes effect on July 1

The development of mhealth technology is challenging the effectiveness of current regulation

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • November 27 2014

Gone are the days when a doctor would examine your eyes using a flashlight and a squinted stare. Today, she will hold up her smartphone and will

A different kind of spectrum war: the 600 MHz front

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • January 20 2015

The 600 MHz frequency band is currently used primarily for TV (UHF) broadcasting, but the band would be very useful for mobile broadband use. The

CRTC FAQs confirm Canada’s anti-spam law enforceable on July 1

  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • May 12 2014

In just a few short weeks, key provisions of one of the most stringent anti-spam regimes in the world, Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL), will

Industry Canada and CRTC discuss Canada’s anti-spam law at BLG

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • June 6 2014

CASL is Canada’s new anti-spam law. Most provisions are coming into force on July 1, 2014. Any individual, business, or organization that sends

Mobile payment transactions proposed expansion of the Code of Conduct for the Credit and Debit Card Industry in Canada

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • September 20 2012

On September 18th, 2012, the federal government announced the proposed expansion of the Code of Conduct for the Credit and Debit Card Industry in Canada (the “Code”) to apply to credit and debit network participants that provide point-of-sale payment services through mobile devices