Ottawa finally announces anti-malware legislation

Almost four years after a national task force tabled its recommendations for attacking spam, Ottawa has introduced legislation it claims will protect consumers and businesses from the most dangerous and damaging forms of

Published on: April 23rd, 2009 Howard Solomon

Spam watch – U.S. heads the dirty dozen

COMMENT ON THIS ARTICLEA recent report by a British computer security firm has placed the United States at the top of its list of 12 spam-relaying countries. While Canada didn't make it on

Published on: July 25th, 2006

CAN-SPAM law goes under the microscope

For A.J. Byers, CEO at Magma Communications, an Internet service provider based in Ottawa, anti-spam legislation, either in Canada or the United States, will do little to curb the 24 million unsolicited e-mail

Published on: April 1st, 2004 Allison Taylor

Spam may cost Hong Kong $1.3B

About 50 per cent of all e-mail received in Hong Kong is spam and could be costing the economy up to US$1.3 billion a year, according to recent survey findings by the Hong

Published on: February 15th, 2004 CIO Governments Review staff

Spam may cost Hong Kong $1.3 billion a year

About 50 per cent of all e-mail received in Hong Kong is spam and could be costing the economy up to HK$10 billion (US$1.3 billion) a year, according to survey findings released today

Published on: January 15th, 2004 Chee Sing Chan

Ninety-seven senators can be wrong

The vote in your United States Senate was 97 to 0 - generally the kind of bipartisan unanimity reserved for proclamations supporting National Bran Muffin Month and the like. So you might think

Published on: November 7th, 2003 Paul McNamara

U.K. lawmakers call on US to pass spam legislation

The U.S. Congress needs to move forward with anti-spam legislation, even though the U.S. and the European Union have different ideas on how to classify spam, two members of the U.K. House of

Published on: October 20th, 2003 Grant Gross