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A lawyer’s four primary concerns over private right of action under CASL

Monday, February 06, 2017 @ 1:33 PM | By Amanda Jerome

Martin Kratz is described by his colleagues as a “CASL guru.” The Canadian intellectual property and technology lawyer at Bennett Jones in Calgary has been writing textbooks about the Internet and the law since the late '90s. He’s seen the subject undergo many changes since then, but the Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation and the upcoming private right of action set to come into force on July 1,2017 has him, and many other Canadians concerned.

Martin Kratz

“I think it’s a realistic and reasonable concern to have from...