Aaron, Elizabeth A., Independent Banker
Electronic age urgently calls for extra steps in protecting consumer information
Stories in the press about abuses of consumer privacy, usually in connection with the handling of electronic information, have never been more prevalent. With information fast becoming the new currency in the burgeoning world of electronic commerce, consumers feel increasingly vulnerable to prying eyes. In fact, 90 percent of consumers are either "concerned" or "very concerned" about today's threats to their financial privacy, according to a 1998 Harris/Westin survey.
Consumers are not the only ones worrying. Privacy has become a priority for policy makers in Washington, D.C., from the …
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Publication information: Article title: Consumer Privacy. Contributors: Aaron, Elizabeth A. - Author. Magazine title: Independent Banker. Volume: 49. Issue: 1 Publication date: January 1999. Page number: 18+. © 2002 Independent Banker. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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