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Industry pleased with new Competition Bureau guidelines on Internet advertising

News | 03/06/2003 5:00 am EST
The Canadian Association of Internet Providers (CAIP) is applauding new guidelines on online advertising published by the Competition Bureau that appear to leave the association’s members off the hook for misrepresentative claims made by others. The final guidelines represent a reversal in policy from a May 2001 draft of the guidelines that would have opened Internet service providers (ISPs) to liability if they hosted misleading advertisements from non-Canadian sources (CNM, June 14/01 and Sept. 6/01).

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