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[warning] canadian email marketers please come in

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by haorancanada, Jul 15, 2014.

  1. haorancanada

    haorancanada BANNED BANNED

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    CANADIAN EMAIL MARKETERS PLEASE READ THIS THREAD, THIS IS VERY IMPORTANT!

    As all of you probably know, unsolicited bulk email is illegal in Canada but OKAY in the US. We have laws in Canada about email spams but really no one gave a crap about it including myself, but it seems like the government of Canada and Royal Canadian Mounted Police is taking action now on busting mass email senders based in Canada!!

    The government of Canada had just updated their new anti-spam system and if you use electronic channels to promote your product or services, the new anti-spam system will effect you, if you're sending emails to a large amount of people without their permission, it is considered illegal activity, and a fine as much as $10M

    *For people who live in Canada (me as well), Be careful when scraping emails, try not to include any Canadian citizen in your email list, I know that this may not sound serious but Canada have traced many IPs this month and busted many email marketers located in Canada.


    For US Citizens: Sending mass email without receiver's permission was declared to be legal by the CAN-SPAM Act of 2003

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  2. Carepolice

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    Do you have a link to a source?
     
  3. Xexist

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    Yeah its a pretty bid deal here. I will see if I can find something for you.
     
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    Thanks Xexist, I've got a few colleagues who host servers in Canada so this is relevant.
     
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    I attended a few seminars on this subject, as long as your running a legit operation there isnt too much to worry about. Lots of people confuse email spam with email marketing, if you are doing the latter you probably wont be affected to badly
     
  9. Wolston

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    It is called CASL and is already implemented. I wrote couple of articles and we even had a seminar on it. Pretty soon we may hear of people going bankrupt with this law being in place. Make sure you get your opt in shizz right.