|HB 3208 - DIGEST|
|(SEE ALSO PROPOSED 1ST SUB)|
Directs the commission to adopt rules to protect the privacy of customers of telecommunications services by limiting or prohibiting the sale, disclosure, or use of customer proprietary network information without customer approval and requiring that telecommunications companies establish safeguards to protect customer proprietary network information from the unauthorized sale, use, or disclosure by agents, contractors, and employees. For purposes of this act, "customer proprietary network information" has the meaning provided in 47 U.S.C. 222(h)(1).
Provides that any person who violates the rules adopted by the commission in compliance with this act is subject to a penalty of not more than one thousand dollars for each and every offense. In the case of a continuing offense, every day's continuance is a separate offense.
Provides that every person who obtains or attempts to obtain knowledge of the telephone numbers called by a customer of a telecommunications carrier by misrepresenting his or her identity, or in some other manner attempting to cause an employee or agent of such carrier to wrongfully disclose such information is guilty of a gross misdemeanor.
Provides that every employee, contractor, or agent of a telecommunications carrier who wrongfully and knowingly discloses to another person the telephone numbers called by a customer of a carrier is guilty of a gross misdemeanor.
Provides that every person trafficking in information that he or she knows to have been obtained in violation of this act is guilty of a gross misdemeanor.