CRTC issues $1.1-million spam fine

By Staff | March 11, 2015 | Last updated on March 11, 2015
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Canada’s communications regulator has issued its first-ever spam fine to Compu-Finder.

The Canadian Radio-television and Tele-communications Commission (CRTC) alleges Compu-Finder sent unsolicited emails and didn’t have a working unsubscribe button.

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The CRTC also says Compu-Finder was the subject of 26% of the industry sector complaints it received.

The company has 30 days to contest the fine.

Under Canada’s anti-spam law, people can be fined up to $1 million for spam, while companies can be fined up to $10 million.

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