Canada's Law on Spam and Other Electronic ThreatsReader Rating: 2.32Star

Canada's Law on Spam and Other Electronic Threats



The new law will help Canadians avoid spam and other electronic threats:

Businesses and Organizations


The new law will affect any individual, business and organization that:

The Act will begin to take effect on July 1, 2014 when most of the Act comes into force. Once the law is in force, it will help to protect Canadians while ensuring that businesses can continue to compete in the global marketplace.

More information

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Read the final regulations
See also comments received on the revised draft Governor in Council regulations.

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Take the Spam Quiz
See how well you do in avoiding spam and other electronic threats.

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NOTE: This website provides plain language information about the law but is not a substitute for the law itself. Readers are strongly advised to consider seeking their own legal advice regarding how to comply.

Full text of Canada's anti-spam law.

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