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CRTC enters into MOU with FTC on spam and unlawful telemarketing

Canada, USA - March 29 2016 As we have noted in previous posts (here and here), the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has repeatedly highlighted…

Canada’s role in international botnet takedown

Canada - December 4 2015 The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has served its first warrant under Canada's Anti-Spam Law (CASL) to take down…

A brief history of the broadcast reproduction right

Canada - November 27 2015 The following is a timeline of broadcast reproduction copyright developments, leading to yesterday's Supreme Court of Canada decision in CBC v…

Online endorsements and “astroturfing”

Canada - October 15 2015 Having warned consumers: "Don't buy into fake online endorsements" last year, the Competition Bureau sent a strong message to the media and marketing…

Balancing the budget …and balancing copyright

Canada - April 23 2015 The Government of Canada's Budget Plan for 2015 proposes various measures within the expected areas of tax relief, job creation and economic growth…