Mondaq Canada: Media, Telecoms, IT, Entertainment
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
On March 25, 2015, the CRTC announced that the Vancouver-based, online dating service PlentyofFish paid $48,000 as part of a voluntary settlement of an alleged violation of Canada’s anti-spam law.
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
ACTRA's new National Commercial Agreement (which is now in force and is not set to expire until June 30, 2017) includes important amendments to its previous version, as outlined in the Memorandum of Settlement.
Dickinson Wright PLLC
Pursuant to the Canadian Criminal Code, only provincial governments may conduct and manage Internet gaming. Eight provinces currently conduct and manage Internet gaming.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
This paper summarizes selected developments in Canadian Internet law during 2014.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
In a precedent-setting ruling, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission has issued its first penalty to a foreign-based telemarketer for violations of the Unsolicited Telecommunications Rules.
Stewart McKelvey
In the digital economy, the ability to advertise across multiple platforms has exponentially increased the opportunities to market to consumers by removing the limits that exist in the physical marketplace.
Stewart McKelvey
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Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh
A second significant portion of Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation ("CASL"), which is designed to combat the distribution of malware, is now in effect.
Dentons (Canada)
In this presentation, Margot Patterson, goes through the legal compliance issues to watch out for when working on mobile advertising via display, apps, voice and text messaging.
Minden Gross LLP
Last month my recreational hockey career was (temporarily) interrupted by a season-ending injury suffered during a game.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has made public its first ever finding of non-compliance with CASL.
Dentons (Canada)
The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission announced today that it has issued a Notice of Violation to Quebec-based business Compu-Finder for four alleged violations of Canada’s anti-spam legislation.
Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP
The CRTC, which regulates Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation, has announced that it has imposed its first fine under the new legislation, which came into effect in 2014.
MNP
On February 3, 2015, Garret Rempel, a Senior Consultant with MNP’s Technology Consulting Services, presented his paper ‘Web Performance – Defining Standards for Web Page Performance in Business Applications’...
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
On December 9, 2014, Bill C-13, An Act to amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence Act, the Competition Act and the Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters Act (Act) – also known as the Protecting Canadians from Online Crime Act –, received the royal assent.
Stewart McKelvey
Until very recently, news media and other forum hosts have been coping with a significant yet ill-defined area of Canadian law concerning their liability for third party user-generated content posted by their readers.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Whether you are a customer or supplier, determining if what you are agreeing to is market standard for sourcing contracts can be very difficult.
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
While 2014 brought a new liberal government to the province of Québec, it did not bring any respite from the enforcement of the Charter of the French Language (the "Charter").
MNP
One part of building a successful food and beverage business is establishing a strong brand.
MNP
Before you even think about brewing one drop of beer, you should create a marketing strategy.
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McMillan LLP
The CRTC alleges that Compu-Finder violated CASL by promoting its training courses through commercial electronic messages ("CEMs") sent to recipients without consent...
Blaney McMurtry LLP
As in many other jurisdictions, Canadian law has struggled to keep pace with electronic and technological change.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
The Copyright Modernization Act, which amended Canada’s Copyright Act, received Royal Assent on June 29, 2012.
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
Copyright owners can now direct a notice to alleged infringers via the ISP or host of a website containing the allegedly infringing material.
Davis LLP
Employers have an interest in ensuring that computer systems in the workplace are used for proper purposes and not for unlawful conduct, information theft, harassment of other employees, and other similar improper uses.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
On March 5, 2015, the Canadian Radio-television and Tele-communications Commission ("CRTC") issued the first Notice of Violation under Canada’s anti-spam law (commonly known as "CASL").
McMillan LLP
Expanding on the relatively small amount of Canadian jurisprudence on Internet defamation, the Court found that the defendants were liable as a publisher for the purposes of defamation.
Dentons (Canada)
On February 19, 2015, at the Toronto Centre CRA & Professionals Group Breakfast Seminar CRA representatives provided an update on two topics.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada recently published a research paper entitled ‘‘Privacy and Cyber Security: Emphasizing privacy protection in cyber security activities’’.
Dentons (Canada)
ISO/IEC Standard 27018 changes the landscape in relation to the cloud, particularly for public bodies, as it allows them to finally access the benefits of the cloud, and keep control of the data.
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