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CASL enforcement – $75,000 penalty imposed on individual spammer

On March 29, 2021, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission announced a notice of violation imposing a $75,000 penalty on an individual for conducting high volume spam campaigns in violation of Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (commonly known as CASL). The $75,000 penalty is the largest penalty imposed to date on an individual spammer. Read our bulletin on this topic. Read more

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Managing the privacy risks of virtual health care

As the COVID-19 pandemic enters its second year, health care institutions are increasingly providing patients and clients with various forms of virtual health care. “Virtual health care” refers to the use of video or audio technology communications to provide non-urgent, non-emergency health care services remotely in real time. Virtual health care services may include medical […] Read more