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Hormel Foods, the makers of Spam canned lunch meat, introduced its Sir Can-a-Lot character in 2012. The use of the term “spam” to describe unwanted email is believed to be derived less from the product itself and more from a 1970 comedy sketch about Spam by British comedy troupe Monty Python. (

CASL Defenses, Part 1: Spam law to affect virtually every business in Canada

New anti-spam regulations that go into effect July 1 will do more than prevent spamming within Canada by Canadian businesses. Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) is a catch-all net that covers all forms of electronic messaging, from email and newsletters to social media and software downloads. Businesses that don’t comply face fines of up to $10 […] Read more