H.R.1287 - Social Security On-line Privacy Protection Act of 1996105th Congress (1997-1998)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Franks, Bob [R-NJ-7] (Introduced 04/10/1997)|
|Committees:||House - Commerce|
|Latest Action:||House - 04/24/1997 Referred to the Subcommittee on Telecommunications, Trade, and Consumer Protection. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1287 — 105th Congress (1997-1998)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/10/1997)
Social Security On-line Privacy Protection Act of 1996 (sic) - Prohibits an interactive computer service from disclosing to a third party an individual's social security account number or related personally identifiable information without the individual's prior informed written consent. Defines interactive computer service as one providing computer access to multiple users via modem or other means of telecommunication to the Internet or any other on-line network. Requires such service to permit an individual to revoke any consent at any time, upon which revocation such service shall cease disclosing such number or information to a third party.
Gives the Federal Trade Commission enforcement authority under this Act.