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Unformatted text preview: cy Privacy Known as a “penumbra right.” Existing Laws narrow in scope, but Existing expanding in response to the seriousness of the problem. the The international community is working to The protect privacy rights. protect Privacy Laws & Regulations Privacy The Privacy Act of 1974 Title 5, United States Code, Section 552(a) The Title – Provides safeguards against an invasion of privacy through the misuse of records by Provides Federal Agencies. Federal Right to Financial Privacy Act of 1978 Title12, United States Code, Sections Right 3401-3413 3401-3413 – Prohibits financial institutions from providing copies or access to the information Prohibits 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 Title (as amended) (as – Empowers the Commission to prevent unfair competition methods, and unfair or Empowers 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, Title Sections 521-551 Sections – Protects cable television subscriber information from unauthorized disclosure to Protects third parties. third Privacy Laws & Regulations Privacy Identity Theft Assumption and Deterrence ActTitle 18, United States Title Code, Section 1028 (note) Code, – Designates the Federal Trade Commission as a central clearinghouse for Designates identity theft complaints. identity Fair Credit Reporting Act (ECPA)Title 15, United States Code, Section Title 1681 1681 – Protects the privacy of information collected by consumer reporting agencies Protects 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. 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.

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