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From 1986 to 1987 the Internet Protocol became a standard operating procedure on PCs and the number of networks increased from 2,000 to 30,000. Given how far the internet has come since that time, it might be surprising to find that the most recent law requiring privacy standards for electronic communications is also from 1986.

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