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It is just part of rules that some American private companies offer, there are many others rules which had been made and could be followed. But for Chinese industry there are less such industry moral principle to follow .In another aspect, only to take the way of self-regulation for industry, only to depend on the self-regulation of private detective company and the conscious of its employees, it is not enough obviously. So in America, the government still made several acts to restricted the industry, and protect the privacy. And for China the situation is different. Majority of people do not receive too well education, and quality of majority is not trustful, so we must make complete law, but not the model of self-regulation of people themselves. And we know there is no enough law about the protection of privacy especially for the Internet privacy of Chinese citizens. And in my opinion, Chinese government is in urgently needed to build law of privacy especial for the Internet privacy, and it should emphasize these following points.

Principle 1 make clear the range of internet privacy, it will benefit to the judgments in law case.

Principle 2 make clear how the data of individual in Internet is collected legally, and how the personal information in web site be used legally.

Principle 3 emphasize on the protection of the peace for people to surf on the Internet, and avoid they were disturbed by spasm e-mail illegally.

Principle 4 make specific act about the protection of childrenЎЇs privacy, because it is some different from the adult, and we can learn some from the childrenЎЇ privacy protection act in America.

Principle5 make clear how to punish people who infringe otherЎЇs privacy and digital privacy surely, in order to fulfill some vacuum of criminal law in China.

4.2 for Individual

For individual, we should do more education, and make them to know the importance of their privacy, to be more careful when they was requested for the personal information. And encourage them to pay more attention to protect their privacy.

In American, more and more employers are monitoring their workers on the job. In fact, according to the American Management Association, nearly tree quarters of U.S. companies now electronically monitor employees in several ways. And with China open to the world, more and more foreign company came to China, and those companies also take much action to surveillance their employees, much of this surveillance is legal, so in order to protect your privacy in the working place, individual need to know what he should do. Here I will cover what way employers usually take to monitoring employees.

Any time you use e-mail you should be careful about what you send, but you should be particularly cautious when you are e-mailing at work. In general. Employers are within their rights to monitor what is sent and received on their own e-mail systems. In some cases employees have been fired for e-mail they sent for disparaging supervisors, revealing company secrects, and more. Of course e-mail and the Internet are still relatively new, so many of the legal questions about employees right to privacy with these technologies are unresolved. For now it is best to assume that your boss can monitor your e-mails and to assume that your boss can monitor, or is monitoring your E-mails and to exercise caution accordingly. Do not send any message that you would not want your boss or a coworker to see.

For the most part, your employer can monitor your Internet usage, what sites you visit, how often, and for how long, as with e-mail, most employers stipulate that their Internet connection is not for employeeЎЇs personal use. There have been many famous cases in which employees were dismissed for downloading pornographic material on company computers.again, your best bet is to assume that your employer can and will monitor you at work. Be careful about how you use the Internet.

In another part, telephone can also be a threat. If you are on the phone at work, your boss can listen in; your voice mail is similarly subject to monitoring. Employers own the phone system, so they can generally monitor it as they see fit. Your boss can keep a record of the numbers you dial and how long you talk, and can listen to your voice mail messages.technically, althogh there are some laws preventing companies from listening to employeeЎЇs personal calls, but if you truly want to have private conversation, you should probably conduct it outside of the workplace.

Except at working place, net bar is also a place of leaking privacy. When you use computers in public place, be mindful not to give sensitive information (which

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