sent multiple emails to online dating customers without a clear mechanism to unsubscribe, a requirement under the new anti-spam legislation which became law on July 1, 2014.
Allegedly, multiple complaints received by the CRTC indicated that Plenty Of Fish Media Inc.
The violations occurred between July and October of 2014.
“This case is an important reminder to businesses that they need to review their unsubscribe mechanisms to ensure they are clearly and prominently set out and can be readily performed,” said Manon Bombardier, the CRTC’s chief compliance and enforcement officer, in the release.
The CRTC isn’t a cheap date, as Plenty of Fish recently found out.
The online dating service was stuck with a ,000 bill after violating the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission’s anti-spam regulations.