Privacy Protections for Personal Information Online

Privacy Protections for Personal Information Online

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There is no comprehensive federal privacy statute that protects personal info. Instead, a patchwork of federal laws and regulations govern the collection and disclosure of personal info. and has been addressed by Congress on a sector-by-sector basis. Some contend that this is insufficient to meet the demands of todayAis technology. Contents of this report: (1) Background; (2) Federal Legal Framework for the Privacy of Online Personal Info.: Constitutional Protections; Statutory Protections; (3) The Federal Trade Comm. (FTC): FTC Enforcement Actions Concerning the Privacy of Personal Info.; (4) Recent Policy Initiatives; (5) Electronic Communications Privacy Act Reform. This is a print on demand report.of new technologies (such as flash cookies), 7 and the privacy practices of the 15 websites identified as installing the most tracking technology on their visitorsa#39; computers.8 Consumers and public interest groups are filing complaints to ... practice in violation of Section 5 of the Federal Trade Commission Act), available at ... shared object, is a data file that is stored on a consumera#39;s computer by a website that uses Adobea#39;s Flash player technology.

Title:Privacy Protections for Personal Information Online
Author:Gina Stevens
Publisher:DIANE Publishing - 2011-08


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