Computer Privacy: Hearings, Ninetieth Congress, First [and Second] Session[s], Pursuant to S. Res. 25, Part 1

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1967 - Electronic data processing
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Page 222 - ... the only purpose for which power can be rightfully exercised over any member of a civilized community against his will is to prevent harm to others. His own good, either physical or moral, is not a sufficient warrant. He cannot rightfully be compelled to do or forbear because it will be better for him to do so, because it will make him happier, because in the opinions of others to do so would be wise or even right.
Page 179 - ... (6) personnel and medical files and similar files the disclosure of which would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy; (7) investigatory files compiled for law enforcement purposes except to the extent available by law to a party other than an agency...
Page 211 - There is a limit to the legitimate interference of collective opinion with individual independence : and to find that limit, and maintain it against encroachment, is as indispensable to a good condition of human affairs, as protection against political despotism.
Page 167 - Information as confidential; exception "(a) Neither the Secretary, nor any other officer or employee of the Department of Commerce or bureau or agency thereof, may, except as provided in section 8 of this title — (1) use the information furnished under the provisions of this title for any purpose other than the statistical purposes for which it is supplied ; or (2) make any publication whereby the data furnished by any particular establishment or individual under this title can be identified...
Page 87 - For the purpose of regulating Interstate and foreign commerce in communication by wire and radio so as to make available, so far as possible, to all the people of the united States a rapid, efficient, nation-wide, and worldwide wire and radio communication service with adequate facilities at reasonable charges...
Page 211 - All that makes existence valuable to any one, depends on the enforcement of restraints upon the actions of other people. Some rules of conduct, therefore, must be imposed, by law in the first place, and by opinion on many things which are not fit subjects for the operation of law.
Page 168 - The sole purpose of the census is to secure general statistical information regarding the population and resources of the country, and replies are required from individuals only to permit the compilation of such general statistics. No person can be harmed in any way by furnishing the information required.
Page 204 - Special Committee on Science and Law of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York. With...
Page 168 - That the information furnished under the provisions of this Act shall be used only for the statistical purposes for which it is supplied. No publication shall be made by the Census Office whereby the data furnished by any particular establishment or individual can be identified, nor shall the Director of the Census permit anyone other than the sworn employees of the Census Office to examine the individual reports.