The Canadian Privacy Law Blog: Developments in privacy law and writings of a Canadian privacy lawyer, containing information related to the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (aka PIPEDA) and other Canadian and international laws.
The author of this blog, David T.S. Fraser, is a Canadian privacy lawyer who practices with the firm of McInnes Cooper. He is the author of the Physicians' Privacy Manual. He has a national and international practice advising corporations and individuals on matters related to Canadian privacy laws.
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Tuesday, May 11, 2004
ITBusiness.ca reports on a new initiative launched by Canada's Industry Minister:
"As part of a wider effort to crack down on senders of fraudulent e-mail, the federal government Tuesday announced the creation of a new spam task force.
Among other initiatives, the task force of public- and private-sector representatives will review the use of existing anti-fraud laws as well as any 'regulatory and legislative gaps' that might inhibit law enforcement agencies from bringing spammers to justice.
The task force�s overall goal is to identify measures to reduce or control spam.
'The government must ensure that existing legislation' addresses the spam problem, Industry Minister Lucienne Robillard told an Ottawa audience. "
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