H. R. 2471
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
July 8, 2011
Mr. Goodlatte (for himself, Mr. Coble, Mr. Sensenbrenner, and Ms. Linda T. Sánchez of California) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary
To amend section 2710 of title 18, United States Code, to clarify that a video tape service provider may obtain a consumer’s informed, written consent on an ongoing basis and that consent may be obtained through the Internet.
Section 2710(b)(2) of title 18, United States Code, is amended by striking subparagraph (B) and inserting the following:
to any person with the informed, written consent (including through an electronic means using the Internet) of the consumer given at one or both of the following times:
The time the disclosure is sought.
In advance for a set period of time or until consent is withdrawn by such consumer.