The list of what kind of personal data is protected in law varies state-by-state in this country - here's an overview based on what we're learning:
Most of us these days have a WiFi box in the house and do a lot of our web surfing or movie watching over that home network. Mostly we just plug the box in to the wall outlet, connect it to our internet provider somehow, and turn it on. But is that network secure? You're probably looking at your bank accounts over that connection - could it be snooped by a guy in a van down the street with a laptop and a can of pringles?