Archived—A Statutory Private Right of Action against Spammers in Canada

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Canadian Context, Lessons Learned, and Implications of Different Approaches

Report to Industry Canada's Task Force on Spam
December 17, 2004

Canadian Internet Policy and Public Interest Clinic
University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law
57 Louis Pasteur St.
Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6N5
cippic@uottawa.ca

Philippa Lawson, Executive Director


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Table of Contents

Executive Summary
Introduction
Statutory Private Rights of Action in Canada

Approaches in other jurisdictions

Whether to legislate a Private Right of Action against Spammers

Key Elements of a Private Right of Action

Conclusions

Appendices: