Federal government information technology: electronic record systems and individual privacy

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This report addresses four major areas: 1) technological developments relevant to government record systems; 2) current and prospective Federal agency use of electronic record systems; 3) the interaction of technology and public law relevant to protecting privacy; and 4) possible policy actions the warrant congressional attention, including amendment of existing laws such as the Privacy Act of 1974 and establishment of new mechanisms such as Data Protection Board or Privacy Protection Commission.

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Office of Technology Assessment, United States Congress June 1986.

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This report addresses four major areas: 1) technological developments relevant to government record systems; 2) current and prospective Federal agency use of electronic record systems; 3) the interaction of technology and public law relevant to protecting privacy; and 4) possible policy actions the warrant congressional attention, including amendment of existing laws such as the Privacy Act of 1974 and establishment of new mechanisms such as Data Protection Board or Privacy Protection Commission.

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162 pages.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: 1001676451
  • SuDoc Number: Y 3.T 22/2:2 El 2/6
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc97397

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Office of Technology Assessment

The Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) operated from 1972 to 1995, providing Congressional members and committees with analyses of the scientific and technological issues that were increasingly relevant to public policy and legislative action. This collection includes quarterly and annual reports, as well as internal OTA documents such as orientation materials. Many other interesting OTA materials are available in the OTA Legacy Collection via the CyberCemetery.

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  • June 1986

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Office of Technology Assessment, United States Congress. Federal government information technology: electronic record systems and individual privacy, report, June 1986; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc97397/: accessed November 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.