The Continuous Fight for Legitimate Emails

The Fight fir Legitimate Emails

Thursday, March 21st, 2013

:: Announcements

Dear Friends,

You may remember a time, years back (perhaps circa 2008), when 90% of the emails in your Inbox were spam and only about 10% of them were legitimate emails from the office or friends and family. I also remember having to create two separate email addresses during that time – one personal address that I would share with friends and family, and another address specifically to sign-up for e-newsletter and e-bill subscriptions. Interestingly enough, I’ve had both email addresses since 2008, and I must admit – I am pleasantly surprised at how little spam I receive. I expected my second email, designated for e-newsletters and e-bills, to fill up relatively quickly with emails I did not explicitly sign-up for. However, that has not been the case. So what has impacted this decrease of spam communication in the last four years? Continue Reading

Overview of Canada’s CASL

Thursday, March 21st, 2013

:: Announcements

Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) was passed in December of 2010, and will come into force once it is approved by the Governor General – while the date is pending, the new expected date of enforcement is early 2014. This legislation is meant to regulate all forms of commercial electronic messaging including, email and text messages. CASL provides a framework for protecting electronic commerce in Canada. Continue Reading

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