2013 Nevada Revised Statutes
Chapter 205 - Crimes Against Property
NRS 205.498 - Provider of Internet service required to keep certain information concerning subscribers confidential; notice required to be provided to subscribers.


NV Rev Stat § 205.498 (2013) What's This?

1. A provider of Internet service shall keep confidential:

(a) All information concerning a subscriber, other than the electronic mail address of the subscriber, unless the subscriber gives permission, in writing or by electronic mail, to the provider of Internet service to disclose the information.

(b) The electronic mail address of a subscriber, if the subscriber requests, in writing or by electronic mail, to have the electronic mail address of the subscriber kept confidential. Upon receiving such a request from a subscriber, a provider of Internet service shall keep confidential the electronic mail address of the subscriber, unless the subscriber gives permission, in writing or by electronic mail, to the provider of Internet service to disclose the electronic mail address of the subscriber.

2. A provider of Internet service shall provide notice of the requirements of subsection 1 to each of its subscribers. The notice must include, without limitation, a conspicuous statement that a subscriber may request, in writing or by electronic mail, to have the electronic mail address of the subscriber kept confidential.

3. A provider of Internet service who violates any provision of this section is guilty of a misdemeanor and shall be punished by a fine of not less than $50 or more than $500 for each violation.

4. As used in this section, provider of Internet service means a provider of Internet service who charges a subscriber for access to the Internet or the electronic mail address of the subscriber.

(Added to NRS by 1999, 2705)

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