Articles by Tell Hause

Tell Hause is one of the abuse ninjas at SendGrid. Working tirelessly to keep inboxes pretty and recipients happy, he works to build tools to help the white hats win. When Tell isn't fighting spammers, he is hitting the books for his school work, making videos, and trying to schedule time to sleep.

Canadian Anti-Spam Law: What You Need to Know

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Do you send email to Canadian recipients? If so, new legislation called the Canadian Anti-Spam Law (CASL) affects you. CASL will go into effect on July 1, 2014 as a way to deter spammers from targeting Canadians and to provide law enforcement better ways for stopping those malicious senders. CASL requires senders to implement changes to any commercial electronic messages (CEMs) being sent, and how recipient email addresses are obtained. As email senders, we should all be well versed in the legislation and what steps need to be taken in order to be compliant. CEMs First, what is a CEM? According to Canada’s Anti Spam Legislation website, a CEM is “any electronic message that encourages participation in a commercial activity, regardless Read More ›