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24 Apr 2009

Canadian government finally files an anti-spam law Email

Press reports say that the Canadian government introduced an anti-spam bill in the House of Commons today. I haven't had a chance to read it yet, but since it's reportedly based on the recommendations in the report from 2005 task force, of which I was a member, signs are encouraging. I'll write more once I've had a change to digest it.


posted at: 17:27 :: permanent link to this entry :: 1 comments
posted at: 17:27 :: permanent link to this entry :: 1 comments

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Can or cannot spam
Hi John - heard about this too and finally got a chance to glance over it. Gets a little tougher on spam and phishing, which is great, but "unwanted installation of computer programs in the course of commercial activity," sends an anti-cookie shiver down my spine. How can we track click throughs and opens if this is interpreted literally?

I am probably worried over nothing. thanks for your blog, really enjoy it!

(by Chris Healey 12 May 2009 15:37)


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