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: