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Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL)

Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL)

Canada's anti-spam legislation (CASL) came into effect July 1, 2014. Private individuals and organizations that are affected by a violation of CASL will be able to seek legal redress through civil actions starting July 1, 2017.

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CASL, spam, anti-spam law, CRTC, email, unsolicited emails