This paper was originally presented as testimony before the Subcommittee on Courts, Civil Liberties and the Administration of Justice, Committee on the Judiciary, United States House of Representatives, on January 24, 1984. In it, the author outlines some technical and economic constraints on the protection of privacy of electronically transmitted information, and recommends passage of new legislation to protect the privacy of information/data transmitted by present and future technologies.
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