United States privacy laws

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The United States is considered to be free with respect to content on the Internet. However, there have been laws published and laws proposed that actually regulate online content. Research and provide a brief overview of what some of these regulatory laws are, outlining the pros and cons of each of them. Include your opinion as to whether one can be secure and still maintain his or her privacy, civil rights, and civil liberties in the interconnected world that exists today, delineating the reasons (citing sources) behind it. Be sure to highlight the challenges that exist today that might not have existed prior to the Internet. (2-3 pages)

Sources may include the following:

  • Essential federal, state, and local information
  • Professional and academic reports
  • Web sites
  • Newsletters
  • Blogs, publications, or other reference sites

***Include references

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smithwiliams
School: Duke University

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Running Head: UNITED STATES PRIVACY LAWS

United States Privacy Laws
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UNITED STATES PRIVACY LAWS

Introduction
The privacy laws refer to the constitutional rules and regulations that regulate the
collection, storage and usage of essential information about an individual. The personally
identifiable information governed by these privacy laws may be found or collected by
organizations and the government. The privacy laws ensure that the individual’s privacy rights are
strictly adhered to when dealing with their information. This discussion covers some of the privacy
laws that govern online content in the United States.
The first law under review is the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA). The
ECPA law guarantees the US government the access to information in the digital communication
platforms (Martin & Cendrowski, 2014). For instance, the US government can review messages
sent over the email and social media platforms. Similarly, the government can view data stored in...

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