Data Privacy Act of 1997
H.R. 2368
Introduced by Representative William Tauzin on July 31, 1997

 


 


105th CONGRESS

1st Session

H.R. 2368

To promote the privacy of interactive computer service users through self-regulation by the providers of such services, and for other purposes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

July 31, 1997

Mr. TAUZIN (for himself and Mr. GILLMOR) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Commerce


A BILL

To promote the privacy of interactive computer service users through self-regulation by the providers of such services, and for other purposes.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. ESTABLISHMENT OF VOLUNTARY GUIDELINES REGARDING COMMERCIAL MARKETING THROUGH INTERACTIVE COMPUTER SERVICES AND UNSOLICITED COMMERCIAL ELECTRONIC MAIL.

SEC. 3. VOLUNTARY GUIDELINES FOR COLLECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION FOR COMMERCIAL MARKETING PURPOSES AND PERSONAL INFORMATION FROM CHILDREN.

SEC. 4. VOLUNTARY GUIDELINES FOR TRANSMISSION OF UNSOLICITED COMMERCIAL ELECTRONIC MAIL.

SEC. 5. APPLICABILITY OF VOLUNTARY GUIDELINES AND NEGOTIATION AND ARBITRATION OF COMPLAINTS.

SEC. 6. PROHIBITION AGAINST DISCLOSURE AND USE OF CERTAIN GOVERNMENT INFORMATION.

SEC. 7. PROHIBITION AGAINST COMMERCIAL MARKETING USE OF MEDICAL INFORMATION.

SEC. 8. DEFINITIONS.