Identify, specify, or describe computer and network ethical, legal, and privacy issues.
Recognize laws that regulate privacy issues.
In today's computerized world, a great deal of information is collected about individuals by government agencies and private organizations.
The United States federal government and other countries have enacted laws designed to protect the privacy of citizens in specified circumstances. Some states have their own privacy laws, as well.
Some of the U.S. federal laws that address privacy issues include
The Privacy Act of 1974
The Right to Financial Privacy Act of 1978
The Cable TV Privacy Act of 1984
The Bank Secrecy Act
The Fair Credit Reporting Act
The Electronic Communications Privacy Act