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Cablecos and broadcasters enact measures to conform with new privacy legislation

News | 01/17/2001 5:00 am EST

Consumers now have recourse if cablecos or broadcasters collect, use or disclose personal information about them without their consent. As federally regulated private companies, broadcasters and cablecos along with telcos and banks are among the first group to be subject to the new Personal Information and Protection and Electronic Documents Act.

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