Cable TV Privacy Act facts for kids
|Long title||An Act to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to provide a national policy regarding cable television.|
|Nicknames||1984 Cable Act;
Cable Privacy Act;
Cable Communications Act;
Cable Franchise Policy and Communications Act
|Enacted by||the 98th United States Congress|
|Public law||Pub.L. 98-549|
|Statutes at Large||98 Stat. 2779|
|Acts amended||Communications Act of 1934|
The Cable TV Privacy Act of 1984 became effective on December 29, 1984. It provides for the privacy of personal information. It prohibits cable TV providers from disclosing personally identifiable information. It also allows users to view and verify their information.
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Sen. Barry Goldwater (R-AZ), the sponsor of the act.
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