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Online Trust Alliance releases draft “Trust Framework” for the Internet of Things
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • August 23 2015

By some estimates, there were more than 2 wireless networked devices for every person on the planet in 2014. The multiplier is expected to reach 5 by

CASL year in review
  • AUM Law Professional Corp
  • Canada
  • July 30 2015

A year since Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) came into effect, we have seen three enforcement cases publicized by the CRTC. The following is a

Beware of telephone tax scams
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • August 14 2015

Several clients have contacted me in recent weeks after receiving telephone calls from individuals who claim to be from the Canada Revenue Agency

Sexting and teenagers: OMG, what R U thinking?
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • September 21 2011

Sexting is the practice of sending or posting sexually suggestive text messages and images, (including nude or semi-nude photographs), via cellular telephone or over the Internet

CRTC claims its first victim under Canada’s anti-spam law
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • Canada
  • March 10 2015

Canada's anti-spam Law (CASL), enforced by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC), requires that businesses and

Porter Airlines Inc. pays $150,000 for alleged CASL violations
  • Aird & Berlis LLP
  • Canada
  • June 29 2015

Businesses need to be aware that general corporate policies and practices will not be sufficient to avoid significant penalties under CASL. The

CRTC dramatically shifts Canadian television regulation
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • 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

Dating site pays CRTC $48,000 for alleged CASL violation
  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • Canada
  • March 31 2015

On March 25, 2015, the CRTC announced that online dating site operator Plentyoffish Media Inc. has entered into an undertaking and paid the CRTC $48

US Supreme Court clarifies law on warrantless cell phone searches. Will the Supreme Court of Canada follow?
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • July 15 2014

Lower courts in both Canada and the US have been deeply divided on the application of their respective Supreme Courts' precedents on whether the

A different kind of spectrum war: the 600 MHz front
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • 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