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  • Main Title Data Security: Protecting the Privacy of Phone Records


  • Author: Stevens, Gina Marie
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Legislative Attorney; American Law Division
  • Author: Rainson, Tara Alexandra
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Law Librarian; Knowledge Services Group


  • Name: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
    Place of Publication: Washington D.C.


  • Creation: 2006-02-28


  • English


  • Content Description: This report discusses recent legislative and regulatory efforts to protect the privacy of customer telephone records, and efforts to prevent the unauthorized use, disclosure, or sale of such records by data brokers. In addition, it provides a brief overview of the confidentiality protections for customer information established by the Communications Act of 1934.
  • Physical Description: 12 pages.


  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Telecommunication
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Consumer protection
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Right of privacy
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Telephone
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Civil liberties
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Consumers


  • Name: Congressional Research Service Reports
    Code: CRSR


  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Report


  • Text


  • CRS Report Number: RL33287
  • Accession or Local Control No: RL33287 2006-02-28
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metacrs9026