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More CASL Enforcement

An individual has been fined $15,000 for 10 violations by the CRTC. In an enforcement action, published last week, the CRTC stated:

The Commission imposes an administrative monetary penalty of $15,000 on William Rapanos for 10 violations of section 6 of Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation. Specifically, Mr. Rapanos sent commercial electronic messages (i) that did not identify the sender, (ii) that did not include information that enables the recipient to readily contact the sender, (iii) without prior consent from the recipients, and (iv) that, in certain cases, did not include a functioning unsubscribe mechanism.

For more information please read this article by Word to the Wise regarding this incident or the original CRTC enforcement action.