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Wireless Privacy and Spam [electronic resource] : Issues for Congress.

Author/Creator:
Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
Publication:
[S.l] : [s.n.], 2006.
Format/Description:
Government document
Book
1 online resource (23 p., digital, PDF file)
Subjects:
Information services.
Privacy, Right of.
Telecommunication -- Law and legislation.
Summary:
Examines wireless telephone privacy issues, including issues concerning consumers receipt of unwanted commercial messages, known as spam. Discusses concerns of consumers and privacy rights advocates regarding spam, "wireless 411" directories, and the selling of cell phone records. Examines fair information practices, wireless industry efforts to respond to privacy concerns, and existing laws, including the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, the Wireless Communications and Public Safety Act, the Controlling the Assault of Non-Solicited Pornography and Marketing Act, and the Undertaking Spam, Spyware, and Fraud Enforcement With Enforcers beyond Borders Act. Reviews legislative activity in the 109th Congresses.
Notes:
Record is based on bibliographic data in ProQuest U.S. Congressional Research Digital Collection (last viewed Dec. 2010). Reuse except for individual research requires license from ProQuest, LLC.
CRS Report.
Other format:
Microfiche version: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service. Wireless Privacy and Spam
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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