Canada has sent a clear message that it will not tolerate spam. Canada's new Anti-Spam Legislation, or CASL, is designed as one of the most stringent anti-spam regimes in the world. It will impose significant restrictions on the use of electronic messages for commercial purposes and will dramatically impact the communications, marketing and advertising practices of businesses operating in the Canadian marketplace. CASL differs in several significant respects from the U.S. CAN-SPAM Act.
- What do I need to know about CASL's impact on commercial electronic messages?
- What are the requirements for an express consent?
- Are there any exceptions?
- What are the penalties for violating CASL?
- When will CASL come into force?