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Preparing for Canada’s New Anti-Spam and Online Fraud Act

by Bradley J. Freedman
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP - Vancouver Office

April 19, 2011

Previously published on April 11, 2011

Canada’s new anti-spam and online fraud act (Bill C-28), expected to be in force in Fall 2011, creates a comprehensive regime of offences, enforcement mechanisms, and potentially severe penalties (including personal liability for corporate directors and officers) designed to prohibit unsolicited or misleading commercial electronic messages (CEMs) and deter other forms of online fraud (including identity theft, phishing and spyware).


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