In the twenty first century, we are accustomed to the privacy protections that prohibit video rental service companies from releasing our consumer service history to other sources without first obtaining our written, signed consent. However, most consumers likely do not know the historical significance of why we came to appreciate these privacy protections or what the exact terms of these privacy protections are.
Williams, Erika, "The Historical Significance, Modernization, and Future of the Video Privacy Protection Act" (2014). GGU Law Review Blog. Paper 28.