H.R.4667 - Electronic Privacy Bill of Rights Act of 1998105th Congress (1997-1998)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Markey, Edward J. [D-MA-7] (Introduced 10/01/1998)|
|Committees:||House - Commerce|
|Latest Action:||10/05/1998 Referred to the Subcommittee on Telecommunications, Trade, and Consumer Protection. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.4667 — 105th Congress (1997-1998)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (10/01/1998)
TABLE OF CONTENTS:
Title I: Internet Privacy Protection for Children
Title II: Examinations of Internet Privacy Protections for
Electronic Privacy Bill of Rights Act of 1998 - Title I: Internet Privacy Protection for Children - Makes it unlawful for any operator of a website or online service directed to children to collect personal information from a child under 13 in violation of mandated regulations. Treats violations as unfair or deceptive acts or practices under the Federal Trade Commission Act.
(Sec. 102) Requires that the regulations provide incentives for self-regulation, including deeming compliance if a person applies guidelines issued by computer industry representatives and approved by the Federal Trade Commission.
Title II: Examinations of Internet Privacy Protections for Adults - Directs the Commission to report to the Congress and make related rule changes regarding: (1) whether consumers are able and, if not, how consumers may be enabled, to know that information is being collected about them through their use of telecommunications systems and to exercise control over the collection, use, reuse, disclosure, or sale of the information; (2) the impact of interconnected communications technologies on consumer privacy rights and remedies.