Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 106 Part 2.djvu/617

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PUBLIC LAW 102-385—CKTT. 5, 1992 106 STAT. 1497 to violate this section, as the Commission requires to carry out this section; and "(3) provide for penalties to be assessed against any person filing a frivolous complaint pursuant to this section.

    • (g) REPORTS. —The Commission shall, beginning not later than

18 months after promulgation of the regulations required by subsection (c), annually report to Congress on the status of competition in the market for the delivery of video programming. "(h) EXEMPTIONS FOR PRIOR Co>fTRACTS. — " (1) IN GENERAL.— Nothing in this section shall affect any contract tiiat grants exclusive distribution rights to any person with respect to satellite cable programming and that was entered into on or before June 1, 1990, except that the provisions of subsection (c)(2)(C) shall apply for distribution to persons in areas not served by a cable operator. "(2) LIMITATION ON RENEWALS. —^A contract that was entered into on or before June 1, 1990, but that is renewed or extended after the date of enactment of this section shall not be exempt under paragraph (1). " (i) DEFINITIONS.— As used in this section: "(1) The term 'satelUte cable programming* has the meaning provided under section 705 of this Act, except that such term does not include satellite broadcast programming. "(2) The term 'satellite cable programming vendor' means a person engaged in the production, creation, or wholesale distribution for sale of satelUte cable programming, but does not include a sateUite broadcast programming vendor. "(3) The term 'satellite broadcast programming* means broadcast video programming when such programming is retransmitted by satellite and the entity retransmitting such progr£unming is not the broadcaster or an entity performing such retransmission on behalf of and with the specific consent of the broadcaster. "(4) The term 'satelUte broadcast programming vendor' mesins a fixed service satellite carrier that provides service pursuant to section 119 of title 17, United States Code, with respect to satelUte broadcast programming.". SEC. 20. CUSTOMER PRIVACY RIGHTS. (a) DEFINITIONS. — Section 631(a)(2) of the Communications Act of 1934 (47 U.S.C. 551(a)(2)) is amended to read as follows: "(2) For purposes of this section, other than subsection (h)— "(A) the term 'personaUy identifiable information' does not include any record of aggregate data which does not identify particular persons;

    • (B) the term 'other service' includes any wire or radio

communications service provided using any of the facilities of a cable operator that are used in the provision of cable service; and "(C) the term 'cable operator* includes, in addition to persons within the definition of cable operator in section 602, any person who (i) is owned or controUed by, or under common ownership or control with, a cable operator, and (ii) provides any wire or radio communications service.". (b) ADDITIONAL ACTIONS REQUIRED.— Section 631(c)(l) of the Communications Act of 1934 (47 U.S.C. 551(c)(l)) is amended by inserting immediately before the period at the end the following: