DRAFTS / DISCUSSIONS
Data Protection Discussion Paper--MS Word or RTF
The Consumer Bankers Association
1000 Wilson Blvd.
Arlington, VA 22209
W. Scott Blackmer
Wilmer, Cutler, & Pickering
2445 M Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20037
Counsel to the Under
Secretary of Commerce
U.S. Dept. of Commerce
14th & Constitution Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20230
James F. Febeo
L. Richard Fischer
Amy M. Gizzarelli
Jeffrey V. Havercroft
- Anonymity and Its Enmities, 1995 J. Online L. art. 4, by A. Michael Froomkin
- Electronic Commerce - Policing only the 'Submarginal fringe', by Mary Clare Fitzgerald
- International Data Transfers and Methods To Strengthen International Co-operation by Joel R. Reidenberg
- Legal Issues Relating to Internet Web Sites: A Canadian Perspective by Alan Gahtan and J. Fraser Mann
- National Telecommunications and Information Administration, Privacy and the NII: Safeguarding Telecommunications-Related Personal Information (White Paper) (Oct. 1995)
- Of Elephants, Mice, and Privacy: International Choice of Law and the Internet, August 23, 1998, the International Lawyer
- Privacy in the Electronic Age, Prepared Remarks of Christine A. Varney
- Re-Engineering American Information Privacy Protection (The Commerce in Information Infrastructure Commission), by Richard Hornbeck
- Summary of the FTC Public Workshop, "Consumer Privacy on the Global Information Infrastructure" on June 4-5, 1996, by Christina Sarris
- Task Force Develops Privacy Principles, Chi. Daily L. Bull., Nov. 9, 1995, at 6, by David Loundy
- The First Internet War: The State of Nature and the First Internet War: Scientology, its Critics, Anarchy, and Law in Cyberspace, Reason, Apr. 1996, by David G. Post
Federal District Courts:
- Council of Europe recommendation 99-5 for the protection of privacy on the Internet
- European Commission E-Commerce Directive
- Electronic Privacy Information Center
- European Commission Working Party on Data Protection Opinion 1/99 concerning the level of data protection in the United States, January 26
- EC Working Party Recommendation 1/99 on Invisible and Automatic Processing of Personal Data on the Internet, February 23
- EU Data Protection Directive
- FTC Report on Self-regulation and Privacy Online
- House Commerce Committee Telecommunications, Trade and Consumer Protection Subcommittee hearing (July 13)- Status of privacy protections for online consumers
- H.R. 10 on financial modernization
- I Can See You, by Justin A. Boyan (Sept. 1, 1995).
- Joint release on the EU-US data protection dialogue
- Privacy and the National Information Infrastructure: Principles for Providing and Using Personal Information (Final Version) (June 6, 1995).
- PrivacyExchange--links to all the principal papers and laws.
- Commerce Department's International Safe Harbor Privacy Principles--U.S. and EU are working on safe harbor privacy guidelines to exempt companies that adhere to certain privacy principles from legal prosecution. The principles would require a company to disclose the type of information it collects about individuals and also, through "reasonable measures," to assure the protection and proper use of that data.
- The Global Internet Liberty Campaign has summaries of national privacy laws in and outside the OECD.
- The Global Information Infrastructure Commission's recommendations start at page 16 of its October 98 report.
- Office of Management and Budget instructions to federal government agencies on privacy and personal information in federal records, January 1999
- Online Privacy Alliance--WCP prepared a "Legal Framework White Paper" for the Online Privacy Alliance to submit to the US Department of Commerce on Safe Harbor principles.
- Internet Privacy Home Page at Ohio State University
- U.S. press release on U.S. - EU data privacy talks, March 17, 1999
- Sweden -- Personal Data Act (in English) and accompanying documents