Share of Canadians not likely to sue for CASL violations 2015, by age

The statistic presents the percentage of consumers in Canada who were not likely to consider legal action under CASL laws as of August 2015. The survey results show that 38.3 percent of responding Canadian consumers aged between 25 and 34 years would choose not to participate in a class action lawsuit against corporations violating anti-spam laws, compared to 55.3 percent of respondents in the 45-54 age group.

Percentage of consumers who were not likely to consider legal action under Canada's Anti Spam Legislation (CASL) in Canada as of August 2015, by age group

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Release date

October 2015



Survey time period

August 24 to 29, 2015

Number of respondents

1,000 respondents

Special properties

refers mostly to marketing spam; among consumers who would choose not to participate in a CASL lawsuit

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

CASL - Canada's Anti Spam Legislation introduced in July 2014.
Original question: "How likely are you to participate in calss action lawsuit against a corporation for violating anti-spam laws?"

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