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ITMG Cyberlaw Week 7 Assignment:300 Words and APA Format Text:...

ITMG Cyberlaw Week 7 Assignment:300 Words and APA Format

Text: Ferrera, Reder, Bird, Darrow,Aresty, Klosek &Lichtenstein
Special Topics Collection: Cyberlaw - Text and Cases

Chapter 12 

HHS and the FTC recentlylaunched an investigation into a major pharmacy chain for its informationdisposal practices. The regulators claimed that the pharmacy chain failed toprotect customers’ sensitive financial and medical information by disposing prescriptionsand labeled pill bottles in dumpsters that were accessible by the public. Whatconsequences should a company face for failing to properly dispose of customerinformation?


Chapter 13

Trust is an important part of the continued growth anddevelopment of the Internet. This is particularly the case with respect tosocial networking. Media reports of disturbing stories and case law alike haveshown some of the consequences that can arise when individuals create falsesocial networking profiles. In a case in California, and individual establisheda fake MySpace profile of his former church pastor. On the profile, he postedcontent that suggested that the pastor used drugs and was homosexual. Cancriminal charges be brought against the party that created the fake profile?

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CHAPTER 12 Privacy If everybody minded their own business, the Dutchman said in a hoarse growl, the world would go round a deal faster than it does. Lewis Carroll, Alice s Adventures in Wonderland LEARNING OBJECTIVES After you have read this chapter, you should be able to: Explain the American approach to the regulation of privacy Understand constitutional sources of the right to privacy Discuss common law torts for the invasion of privacy Explore the privacy concerns arising out of online marketing, including online behavioral advertising, unsolicited commercial email and the use of web beacons Explain the key federal laws that regulate privacy including the GLB Act, COPPA, HIPAA, and the Electronic Communications Privacy Act Analyze emerging data security requirements Identify key cases in privacy law Introduction One well-regarded definition of privacy classifies it as the right to be let alone. 1 In a Harvard Law Review article from 1890, Samuel D. Warren and Louis D. Brandeis con- tend: Recent Inventions and business methods call attention to the next step which must be taken for the protection of the person, and for securing to the individual what Judge Cooley calls the right to be let alone. Looking back, it seems that Warren and Brandeis were prophetic. Considering their references to recent inventions and business methods, one can t help but wonder if they could have foreseen a time when the right to be let alone would be increasingly threat- ened by complex online social networks; global positioning systems (GPS) that allow rental car companies, employees and others to track one s location and speed; surveillance cam- eras in public places; massive data aggregation services; and other modern privacy threats. The scope of modern data collection practices is evident in startling clarity in Exhibit 12.1, which depicts a personal data ecosystem flowchart, which was distributed at series of recent workshops on privacy conducted by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) . 1 Samuel D. Warren and Louis D. Brandeis, The Right to Privacy, 193 Harv. L. Rev. 4 (1890). 363 Copyright 2010 Cengage Learning. All Rights Reserved. May not be copied, scanned, or duplicated, in whole or in part. Due to electronic rights, some third party content may be suppressed from the eBook and/or eChapter(s). Editorial review has deemed that any suppressed content does not materially affect the overall learning experience. Cengage Learning reserves the right to remove additional content at any time if subsequent rights restrictions require it.
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