UC Law SF Communications and Entertainment Journal


Over the last year there have been significant developments marking the emergence of a framework for national and international policy relating to privacy on the Internet and World Wide Web. This Article details recent cyberpolicy activities in Washington, including the Clinton Administration's 1997 White Paper, which outlines the Administration's strategy for fostering business and consumer confidence in global electronic commerce. This Article also discusses recent Federal Trade Commission guidelines for regulation and developments relating to privacy on-line in the European Union. This Article summarizes proposed legislation in the areas of both encryption and privacy.