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Title: CRIMINAL SANCTIONS UNDER THE PRIVACY ACT OF 1974
Author(s): S H NYCUM
Corporate Author: Stanford Research Institute
United States of America
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 22
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
National Science Foundation
Arlington, VA 22230
Stanford Research Institute
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Grant Number: MCS76-09183
Publication Number: SRI PROJECT 5068
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS PAPER EXAMINES THE CRIMINAL SANCTIONS EMBODIED IN THE PRIVACY ACT OF 1974; EMPHASIS IS PLACED ON THE IMPACT OF SECTION (1), WHICH DEALS WITH OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES OF AGENCIES.
Abstract: THE ACT REGULATES THE MAINTENANCE, USE, TRANSFER, AND DISSEMINATION OF INFORMATION ABOUT INDIVIDUALS WHICH IS KEPT ON FILE OR IN COMPUTERS BY FEDERAL AGENCIES. THE ACT REQUIRES THE FEDERAL AGENCY TO GIVE PUBLIC NOTICE THAT SYSTEMS OF RECORDS ARE BEING MAINTAINED AND TO PUBLISH VARIOUS CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEMS. THE ACT ALSO PROVIDES CIVIL AND CRIMINAL REMEDIES FOR VIOLATION OF THE ACT BY AGENCY OFFICERS OR EMPLOYEES. THE TERMS AND PROVISIONS OF THE ACT ARE DEFINED AND EXPLAINED, FOCUSING ON TE CONDITIONS OF DISCLOSURE. (AUTHOR ABSTRACT MODIFIED)...MSP
Index Term(s): Federal government; Information dissemination; Information Systems and Technology; Privacy Act of 1974; Records
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