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Privacy Known as a “penumbra right.” Existing Laws narrow in scope, but
expanding in response to the seriousness of
the The international community is working to
protect privacy rights.
protect Privacy Laws & Regulations
Privacy The Privacy Act of 1974 Title 5, United States Code, Section 552(a)
Title – Provides safeguards against an invasion of privacy through the misuse of records by
Federal Right to Financial Privacy Act of 1978 Title12, United States Code, Sections
– Prohibits financial institutions from providing copies or access to the information
contained in the financial records of any customer to government agencies for law
enforcement purposes unless the government has received consent or provided
notice and an opportunity for the customer to object.
notice Federal Trade Commission ActTitle 15, United States Code, Sections 41-58
(as – Empowers the Commission to prevent unfair competition methods, and unfair or
deceptive acts or practices that may affect commerce, which includes the misuse of
private information for such purposes.
private Cable Communications Policy Act ("CCPA”)Title 15, United States Code,
– Protects cable television subscriber information from unauthorized disclosure to
third Privacy Laws & Regulations
Privacy Identity Theft Assumption and Deterrence ActTitle 18, United States
Code, Section 1028 (note)
– Designates the Federal Trade Commission as a central clearinghouse for
identity theft complaints.
identity Fair Credit Reporting Act (ECPA)Title 15, United States Code, Section
– Protects the privacy of information collected by consumer reporting agencies
such as credit bureaus, medical information companies, and tenant screening
services: Requires consumer reporting agencies to develop reasonable
measures to store consumers’ information in a confidential and accurate
manner. The Children's...
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This note was uploaded on 03/31/2014 for the course ACCOUNTING 1 taught by Professor Salendrez during the Spring '13 term at De La Salle University.
- Spring '13