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 http://www.cdt.org/files/pdfs/Spokeo.pdf. ... 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|
|Publisher||:||DIANE Publishing - 2011-08|