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CRTC fines Plentyoffish $48K under anti-spam laws

telecom | 03/25/2015 3:29 pm EDT

The CRTC said Wednesday the dating website operators Plentyoffish Media Inc. has paid a $48,000 fine for violating Canada’s anti-spam legislation. The commission said in a release that, acting on complaints from Canadians, it found Plentyoffish Media had sent emails to registered users of its site in which the unsubscribe mechanism was not suitably clear and prominent. The company cooperated with the CRTC and updated its unsubscribe mechanism to comply with the legislation once it was informed of the problem, the commission said.  ...