quiz 5 case study on issues related to sharing consumers confidential information

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QUESTION 1

  1. The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) can mobilize more than 61,000 concerned citizens through its __________, in order to beat back bad legislation.
    Law Bureau
    Litigation Office
    Action Center
    Central Agency

10 points

QUESTION 2

  1. The first published news of the massive electronic data collection by the National Security Agency came from what British newspaper?
    The Times
    The Guardian
    The Financial Times
    The Telegraph

10 points

QUESTION 3

  1. Which of the following statements is true regarding the protection of personal data?
    One overarching federal law mandates how personal data should be protected.
    There are no industry-specific laws that deal with how personal data should be protected.
    Most companies attempt to protect personal data.
    Most companies are negligent in how they protect personal data.

10 points

QUESTION 4

  1. Evidence in the case against AT&T showed that AT&T:
    routed copies of Internet traffic to a secret room controlled by the National Security Agency.
    accidently sent hundreds of thousands of e-mail messages to the National Security Agency.
    assigned customer service agents to monitor National Security Agency correspondence.
    employed National Security Agency personnel to spy on AT&T customers.

10 points

QUESTION 5

  1. The Electronic Frontier Foundation plans to __________ the decision in Hepting v. AT&T.
    abide by
    support
    appeal
    ignore

10 points

QUESTION 6

  1. The Electronic Frontier Foundation advises policymakers and educates:
    the President of the United States.
    IT departments.
    corporate leaders.
    the press and public.

10 points

QUESTION 7

  1. In the lab, you read that when freedoms in the networked world come under attack, Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is the:
    first line of defense.
    public’s attack dog.
    people’s champion.
    organization of last resort.

10 points

QUESTION 8

  1. The Electronic Frontier Foundation is a(n):
    government agency.
    publicly owned software developer.
    stock-exchange-listed telecommunications company.
    nonprofit organization.

10 points

QUESTION 9

  1. The Electronic Frontier Foundation filed a class-action lawsuit against AT&T, accusing the telecom firm of violating the law and the privacy of its customers by collaborating with the National Security Agency to:
    wiretap and data-mine Americans’ communications.
    eavesdrop on sensitive defense-related communications.
    undermine corporate security initiatives.
    steal consumers’ personal information for profit motives.

10 points

QUESTION 10

  1. The purpose of the Electronic Frontier Foundation is to:
    defend free speech, privacy, innovation, and consumer rights.
    pass federal legislation that protects individuals’ personal information.
    provide risk assessments for organizations regarding the vulnerability of personal information.
    support the election of representatives who demand that companies protect personal information.

10 points

QUESTION 11

  1. What was the outcome of the Hepting v. AT&T case?
    A federal judge upheld the case, ruling that the companies were liable and required to pay damages.
    A federal judge dismissed the case, ruling that the companies had immunity from liability.
    The case was tried in several different state courts and the rulings differed by state.
    The Supreme Court ruled that the companies should refrain from similar acts in the future.

10 points

QUESTION 12

  1. The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) was founded in:
    1990—prior to the Internet.
    2001—in response to the attacks of September 11, 2001.
    2007—in response to the economic recession.
    2008—after the election of Barack Obama.

10 points

QUESTION 13

  1. The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act Amendments Act (FISAAA) allows the attorney general to require the dismissal of the lawsuits over the telecoms’ participation in the warrantless surveillance program if the government secretly certifies to the court that the:
    surveillance did not occur, was legal, or was authorized by the president.
    surveillance did not cause undo harm to the customers involved.
    surveillance involved only customer’s public information, not confidential information.
    National Security Agency destroyed the information once its investigation was complete.

10 points

QUESTION 14

  1. One of the missions of the Electronic Frontier Foundation is to:
    estimate the value of personal data.
    monitor how well companies guard personal data.
    evaluate the effectiveness of IT departments.
    assess the vulnerabilities of personal data within the federal government.

10 points

QUESTION 15

  1. The Electronic Frontier Foundation champions the public interest in critical battles affecting:
    financial information.
    protected health information (PHI).
    digital rights.
    intellectual property.

10 points

QUESTION 16

  1. In all, the Electronic Frontier Foundation filed approximately __________ cases against a variety of telecommunications companies.
    10
    20
    25
    40

10 points

QUESTION 17

  1. Two-thirds of the Electronic Frontier Foundation’s budget comes from:
    the federal government.
    state governments.
    individual donors.
    corporate donors.

10 points

QUESTION 18

  1. Who was the former National Security Agency (NSA) contractor and whistleblower who detailed the extensiveness of data collection by the NSA?
    Kevin Mitnick
    Tash Hepting
    Edward Snowden
    Mark Klein

10 points

QUESTION 19

  1. The Electronic Frontier Foundation claims that the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act Amendments Act (FISAAA) is:
    necessary.
    confidential.
    undocumented.
    unconstitutional.

10 points

QUESTION 20

  1. The Electronic Frontier Foundation fights for freedom primarily in:
    corporate boardrooms, by pressing for more accountability.
    the courts, by bringing and defending lawsuits.
    the press, by bringing attention to fraud and noncompliance.
    the chambers of the U.S Congress, by proposing appropriate legislation.

10 points

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