The Globe and Mail reports the federal government has frozen a portion of Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation after receiving feedback from the business community. The new provision, which was set for implementation, would have provided private citizens with a right to take legal action against companies in violation of CASL. The government has also asked a parliamentary committee to review the legislation. "You still need to be compliant," Direct Marketing Association of Canada President Derek Lackey said. "But this saves a lot of companies a major headache." This was the third phase of CASL's implementation since its passage in 2014 and was set to go into effect July 1.
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