Privacy: Select Issues and Laws for the 21st Century


Doris B. Delrio (Editor)

Series: Privacy and Identity Protection, Laws and Legislation
BISAC: POL006000

This book is a study of select issues and laws relating to privacy in the 21st century. Topics examined include an overview of federal law governing wiretapping and electronic eavesdropping under the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA); background and issues related to the USA PATRIOT Act reauthorization on government collection of private information; the United States v. Jones court case involving GPS monitoring, property and privacy; Fourth Amendment implications and legislative responses to drones in domestic surveillance operations; and the privacy and security concerns surrounding smart meter technology. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Smart Meter Data: Privacy and Cybersecurity
(Brandon J. Murrill, Edward C. Liu, Richard M. Thompson II, CRS)

Drones in Domestic Surveillance Operations: Fourth Amendment Implications and Legislative Responses
(Richard M. Thompson II, CRS)

United States v. Jones: GPS Monitoring, Property, and Privacy
(Richard M. Thompson II, CRS)

Government Collection of Private Information: Background and Issues Related to the USA PATRIOT Act Reauthorization
(Edward C. Liu, Charles Doyle, CRS)

Privacy: An Overview of the Electronic Communications Privacy Act
(Charles Doyle, CRS)


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