ERIC Number: ED314081
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988-Aug-3
Reference Count: N/A
Video and Library Privacy Protection Act of 1988. Joint Hearing before the Subcommittee on Courts, Civil Liberties, and the Administration of Justice of the House Committee on the Judiciary and the Subcommittee on Technology and the Law of the Senate Committee on the Judiciary. One Hundredth Congress, Second Session on H.R. 4947 and S. 2361.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on the Judiciary.; Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on the Judiciary.
This hearing was held to address two bills designed to protect the privacy of users of video and library services, H.R. 4947 and S. 2361. The report opens with the full text of both bills and opening statements made by Representative Robert W. Kastenmeier, Senator Patrick J. Leahy, and Representative Carlos J. Moorhead. Testimony and prepared statements are then presented from Representative Alfred A. McCandless; Judith F. Krug, Director of the American Library Association (ALA) Office for Intellectual Freedom; Janlori Goldman, American Civil Liberties Union; Vans Stevenson, for the Video Software Dealers Association; and Richard A. Barton, Direct Marketing Association. Additional statements from Senator Paul Simon and Senator Alan K. Simpson are also presented. Additional materials reproduced in this report include correspondence with officials from the Federal Bureau of Investigation; the Special Libraries Association; People for the American Way; and the Association for Research Libraries. Relevant correspondence between congressmen is also included. (SD)
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Hearings, Intellectual Freedom, Library Circulation, Library Planning, Position Papers, Privacy, Public Libraries, Users (Information), Videotape Recordings
Superintendent of Documents, Congressional Sales Office, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on the Judiciary.; Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on the Judiciary.