FISA Update for October
Oct22

FISA Update for October

FISA takes one more step forward in the Legislation process. On October 18th the House of Commons completed the second half of second reading for Bill C-28, better known as the ‘Fighting Internet and Wireless Spam Act’ of Canada. Members of Parliament lavished the bill with complements and applauded the scope and coverage, as well as continued to press for all parties to support and move the bill forward… Yet they...

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The Marketer’s Guide to Applying FISA
Oct08

The Marketer’s Guide to Applying FISA

The Fighting Internet & Wireless Spam Act of Canada (FISA, Bill C-28) is wending it’s way through the legislative process in Canada. Canada may be late to the game of anti-spam legislation, but bill C-28 is a game-changer for bad senders and spammers. FISA got a partial second reading in the House of Commons last week and reports are that the bill could make it into law early next year. In anticipation of the new law, Thindata...

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Make It Easy

I subscribe to just about everything that interests me, from: Home Renovation, to Retail Stores, daily deals and more newsletters then may be healthy for one individual. Why would you do that to yourself?! Curiosity mostly. I want to see what people are sending, how they are deploying it (which ESP, or home grown system), or in some cases I’m investigating a client or prospect. In almost every case subscribing to a companies...

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C-28 To Get Second Reading
Sep27

C-28 To Get Second Reading

The anti-spam bill “Fighting Internet and Wireless Spam Act” (FISA) has been put back on the table in House of Commons for discussion (likely this afternoon!). Only a few more steps to go until we get there. What’s happened so far (The long road): May 2004 – IC establishes Task Force on Spam May 2005 – Task Force presents final report to IC April 24, 2009 – Bill C-27, the Electronic Commerce Protection Act...

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June Update: FISA (C28)

As of June 17, 2010, the House of Commons has risen for summer and has left the Fighting Internet and Wireless Spam Act (C-28) on the shelf until the fall. On a good note the bill will survive, along with the Amendments to PIPEDA (C-29), and will be given 2nd reading once the House is back in Ottawa later this year. Remember to review the IAPP Canadian Privacy Symposium presentation on FISA here, and consider the changes your email...

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