Settlement of Alleged CASL Violation – Text Messages Sent Without Consent or Prescribed Information

On May 1, 2018, the Canadian Radio-television and Tele-communications Commission announced that the companies operating the 514-BILLETS ticket resale business agreed to pay $100,000 as part of a voluntary settlement of alleged violations of Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (commonly known as “CASL”) regarding the sending of text messages without the recipient’s consent and without prescribed information about the message sender. The undertaking is the first settlement of an investigation regarding the sending of text messages to mobile devices.

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This content has been updated on May 2, 2024 at 14 h 06 min.