Textbook Key

F: Foundations of Information Privacy and Data Protection

US: U.S. Private-sector Privacy

C: Canadian Privacy

E: European Privacy

G: U.S. Government Privacy

IT: Privacy in Information Technology

M: Privacy Program Management

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USA-PATRIOT Act

A broad-ranging act designed to counter terrorism that expanded law enforcement authority to surveillance and capturing communications and records.

Reference(s) in IAPP Certification Textbooks: US74, 132, 148; C88-90; G110-111

Acronym(s): USAPA

Associated term(s): Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism Act of 2001; Patriot Act