Obtaining and Selling Personal Information, Day 2

A hearing was held on “Internet Data Brokers and Pretexting: Who Has Access to Your Private Records?” Witnesses testified about… read more

A hearing was held on “Internet Data Brokers and Pretexting: Who Has Access to Your Private Records?” Witnesses testified about the use of personal data brokers by law enforcement agencies and private firms. At issue were practices by investigators in which numerous federal and local law enforcement agencies had bypassed subpoenas and warrants designed to protect civil liberties and gathered Americans' personal telephone records from private-sector investigators. These brokers, many of whom advertised aggressively on the Internet, had gotten into customer accounts online, tricked phone companies into revealing information and even acknowledged that their practices violated laws. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

People in this video

  • Doug Atkin Owner Anglo-American Investigations
  • James J. Bankston Chief Inspector U.S. Marshals Service->Investigative Services Division
More People

Hosting Organization

More information about

Obtaining and Selling Personal Information, Day 2

302 Views
Program ID:
193115-1
Category:
House Committee
Format:
House Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 22, 2006
Last Aired:
Jun 25, 2006

Airing Details

  • Jun 22, 2006 | 8:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 23, 2006 | 2:55am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 23, 2006 | 3:10pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 25, 2006 | 2:51am EDT | C-SPAN 1
Purchase a DVD or Download

Obtaining and Selling Personal Information, Day 2

  • DVD
    Length:
    02:56:11
    Price:
    $29.95
    Add to Cart
  • MP4 video - Standard
    Length:
    02:56:11
    Price:
    $6.99
    Add to Cart
  • MP4 video - Low
    Request Download
  • MP3 audio
    Length:
    02:56:11
    Price:
    $0.99
    Add to Cart

Clips from This Video