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Election 2019: The "Netflix Tax" May Be Hiding In Plain Sight
In our recent post,we surveyed the various proposals in the Liberal Party of Canada 2019 Election Platform. This post does a deeper dive on a specific tax reform proposal...
Worldwide
18 Oct 2019
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Throwing Election Promises Against The Digital Wall: Will They Stick?
The midpoint of the federal election campaign has arrived and with it the release of the detailed (and costed) Liberal Party of Canada 2019 Election Platform.
Canada
16 Oct 2019
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Directors And Officers May Be Found Personally Liable Under CASL
Many businesses understand that if they violate Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation, which regulates the sending of commercial electronic messages, their business may be subject to penalties for breach of CASL.
Canada
5 Jun 2019
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The Federal Government Signals A New Policy Approach For The CRTC in the Telecom Sector
Thus, resale and service-based competition models now appear to be given equal prominence alongside facilities-based competition.
Canada
18 Mar 2019
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More On (Or Moron?) Artificial Intelligence
The inferiority of human beings, when compared with machines, has been well documented.
Canada
13 Nov 2018
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Another Reminder To Comply With CASL: The CRTC Imposes $15,000 Penalty For Non-Compliance
Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation ("CASL") creates a comprehensive regime designed to prohibit, among other things, unsolicited or misleading commercial electronic messages (including emails).
Canada
4 May 2017
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July 1, 2017 – Private Right Of Action Under Canada's Anti-Spam Law (CASL) – The Day Businesses Shake Their Head
Potential damages of up to $1 million per day may be imposed. I refer to the blog by Aaron Baer "Are You Compliant With Canada's Anti-Spam Law? If Not, Expect Lawsuits Starting on July 1 of This Year."
Canada
10 Mar 2017
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How Startups Can Navigate Mobile Payment Regulation
In Canada, there is no single regulator that sets standards for mobile payments – the sector is governed by a patchwork of legislation.
Canada
10 Jan 2017
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The Future Of The Internet: Less "Walking Dead" And More "House Of Cards"? The FCC And CRTC Consider Implications Of Data Caps And Differential Pricing
Usage-based pricing plans provide consumers with a fixed amount of monthly data for a set price. Once you reach your data cap for the month, access to data either becomes restricted or extra fees are levied.
Canada
27 Sep 2016
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The CRTC Wades Into Quebec's Internet Blocking Legislation – Does A Constitutional Collision Loom?
In May 2016, the Quebec National Assembly enacted section 12 of An Act respecting mainly the implementation of certain provisions of the Budget Speech of 26 March 2015, L.Q. 2016, c. 7...
Canada
9 Sep 2016
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WhatsApp Me, Maybe?
WhatsApp Messenger is a popular instant messaging app that allows users to send text messages, pictures, voice notes and videos (among other things) over an Internet connection using cellphones and now, PCs.
Canada
19 May 2016
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OEB Review Of Wireline Pole Attachment Charges Is Underway
Last year, we wrote a number of posts discussing ongoing proceedings addressing the pole attachment fees being charged to cable and telecommunications Carriers.
Canada
12 Jan 2016
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OEB To Amend Distributor Licences To Allow Market Rates For Wireless Pole Attachments
On July 30, 2015, the OEB issued a letter indicating that it has decided to allow distributors to charge market rates for wireless pole attachments.
Canada
10 Aug 2015
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Mobile Payments – Is Your Business In Compliance With Canadian Regulations?
Financial technology (also referred to as "FinTech") and mobile payments are fast-growing areas of activity in Canada right now.
Canada
26 May 2015
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A Fishing Trip Sparks A #1-Ranked App
We interviewed Kyle Reid, CEO of Open Ocean Apps, to get an in-depth perspective on building a start-up in Toronto.
Canada
20 Oct 2014
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BEWARE – Exchange Of E-Mails May Constitute A Binding Contract
In a decision released in late 2006, the Honourable Mr. Justice Perell explained that an exchange of e-mails between two parties may constitute a binding contract depending on the specificity of the dialogue within the e-mails.
Canada
27 Mar 2008
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