Comments Sought in Anti-Spam Regulations
PRIVACY LAWJuly 19, 2011
The entities that will implement Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation have each released draft regulations for comment. Industry Canada's draft regulations define what constitutes family and personal relationships--both exceptions to obtaining user consent under the proposed legislation, Hunton & Williams' Privacy and Information Security Law Blog reports, which could affect "forward to a friend" marketing campaigns. The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission draft regulations address commercial electronic message content; request for express consent requirements for sending commercial messages, and notice and consent requirements.