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Experts Discuss Legislation Implications

PRIVACY LAW

January 10, 2011

This month's Privacy Tracker audio conference featured a discussion of key legislative issues that have the potential to affect businesses in the U.S., Canada and beyond. Panelists shared insight on the HITECH final rules as well as reports presented by the Federal Trade Commission and Commerce Department on online privacy. Adam Kardash of Heenan Blaikie updated listeners on Canada's newly passed Bill C-28 anti-spam legislation, which focuses on e-mail marketing and provides a more robust regulatory framework and broader scope than the U.S. CAN-SPAM Act, he explained. D. Reed Freeman, CIPP, of Morrison & Foerster, commented that C-28 is "a very significant development for companies that do business internationally." (Privacy Tracker subscribers may access recorded audio here. Login is required.)
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