Caller-ID Technology: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Technology and the Law of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, One Hundred First Congress, Second Session, on S. 2030, a Bill to Protect the Privacy of Telephone Users by Amending Title 18, United States Code, August 1, 1990, Volume 4

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Page 71 - What a person knowingly exposes to the public, even in his own home or office, is not a subject of Fourth Amendment protection. . . . But what he seeks to preserve as private, even in an area accessible to the public, may be constitutionally protected...
Page 164 - Intercept, disclose, or use that communication in the normal course of his employment while engaged in any activity which is a necessary incident to the rendition of his service or to the protection of the rights or property of the carrier of such communication: Provided,, That said communication common carriers shall not utilize service observing or random monitoring except for mechanical or service quality control checks.
Page 171 - But the inquiry must be whether there is a sufficiently close nexus between the State and the challenged action of the regulated entity so that the action of the latter may be fairly treated as that of the State itself.
Page 70 - Privacy is the claim of individuals, groups, or institutions to determine for themselves when, how, and to what extent information about them is communicated to others.
Page 238 - BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the National Association of State Utility Consumer Advocates authorizes its Executive Committee to develop specific positions consistent with the terms of this resolution on a legislative bill, regulation, or any other type of proposal which concerns the subject of the resolution including the preparation of policy papers and communications reflecting NASUCA' s position to the United States Congress.
Page 150 - electronic communications" as "any transfer of signs, signals, writing, images, sounds, data, or intelligence of any nature transmitted in whole or in part by a wire, radio, electromagnetic, photo electronic or photo optical system that affects interstate or foreign commerce.
Page 73 - ... trap and trace device" means a device which captures the incoming electronic or other impulses which identify the originating number of an instrument or device from which a wire or electronic communication was transmitted...
Page 65 - Mr. Chairman and members of the subcommittee: I greatly appreciate the opportunity to testify before you today on behalf of the...
Page 373 - ... (B) The Commission shall include in its examination a study of — (i) whether a person engaged in interstate commerce who maintains a mailing list should be required to remove an individual's name and address from such list upon request of that individual...
Page 171 - Only by sifting facts and weighing circumstances can the nonobvious involvement of the State in private conduct be attributed its true significance.

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