13 Facts About Privacy


Privacy is the ability of an individual or group to seclude themselves or information about themselves, and thereby express themselves selectively.

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The FTC passed the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998, which regulates services geared towards children under the age of thirteen, and the Red Flags Rule, passed in 2010, which warrants that companies have measures to protect clients against identity theft, and if clients become victims of identity theft, that there are steps to alleviate the consequences of identity theft.

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Many countries have broad privacy laws outside their constitutions, including Australia's Privacy Act 1988, Argentina's Law for the Protection of Personal Data of 2000, Canada's 2000 Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act, and Japan's 2003 Personal Information Protection Law.

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The 2004 Privacy Framework by the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation is a privacy protection agreement for the members of that organization.

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Privacy Act 1988 is administered by the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner.

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Privacy is regulated in the US by the Privacy Act of 1974, and various state laws.

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The Privacy Act of 1974 only applies to federal agencies in the executive branch of the federal government.

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Certain privacy rights have been established in the United States via legislation such as the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, the Gramm–Leach–Bliley Act, and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act .

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Privacy self-synchronization is a hypothesized mode by which the stakeholders of an enterprise privacy program spontaneously contribute collaboratively to the program's maximum success.

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Privacy develops 'data protection' as an aspect of privacy, which involves "the collection, use, and dissemination of personal information".

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Privacy depends on norms for how information is distributed, and if this is appropriate.

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Privacy paradox is a phenomenon in which online users state that they are concerned about their privacy but behave as if they were not.

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Privacy paradox has been studied and scripted in different research settings.

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