Don’t Get Caught – Canada Anti-Spam Legislation and LinkedIn

This post was first published on May 11 2014 and I updated it today, January 20 2015   On July 1, 2014 Canada’s Anti – Spam Legislation (CASL) went into effect and brought clarity about the definition of SPAM to Canadians . The considerable fines give it some teeth while some of the interpretations will probably keep a […]

Using Facebook Profiles For Business Means Breaking The Law

Let me make sure we are talking about the correct face of Facebook (many are confused about this): Your Profile is where you connect with your personal friends. To see each other’s updates you have to mutually opt in by accepting a “Friend request”.
This is very different from using a Facebook Page that is openly visible for anybody and we can subscribe to (commercial) updates by “liking” the page. As long as your Facebook Page clearly states the type of commercial updates the subscriber will receive, you are safe.

Canada’s New Anti-Spam Legislation Has Some Teeth

This post was first published in Andrew Gregson’s Column “Common Sense Business Solutions” on Castanet   On July 1st The Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation CASL will come into effect. The law has far reaching effects for all businesses and carries some serious fines. I have asked Frithjof Petscheleit from BlueBird Business Consulting to give us an […]