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Protecting your Privacy from the Government - Protecting your Privacy from the Government Privacy and the Government, for century’s people have debated the conspiracy theory that the government is always watching you.With integration of information System, this fear is fast becoming reality.Since September 11, the Government has developed a completely new understanding of information the individuals that live in the United States.They are now focusing on the any and all potential threats to national security.The Government’s big imitative, which is part of Homeland Security, is Total Information Awareness (TIA) also known as Terrorism Information Awareness.This campaign is the closest thing to ‘Big Brother’ that the United States has...   [tags: Politics Persuasive Research Essays] 908 words
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Global Privacy… Are You Being Watched?? - Global Privacy… Are You Being Watched?. Introduction Privacy has grown to become an intensely complex and important human rights topic in the information age. The right to privacy underlines human dignity. One of the first privacy laws can be traced back hundreds of years, to 1361, when England enacted the Justice of the Peace Act, which allowed the arrest of eavesdroppers and peeping toms.1 About every country in the world explicitly recognizes a right of privacy in their constitution, allowing people to have a right to home communication secrecy and inviolability at the very least....   [tags: Surveillance Technology Essays]
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Data Mining and Privacy-an ethical look - Data Mining and Privacy-an ethical look I. Introduction In 2001, the MIT Technology Review listed data mining as one of the top 10 technologies that will change the world.[i] So, what is data mining. For many people, the simple answer is that data mining is the collecting of people’s information when logged onto the Internet. But Webopedia emphasizes that data mining is not the collection of data itself, but the statistical interpretation of it – allowing people to obtain new information or find hidden patterns within that collected data.[ii] It is the combination of these, collection and analysis, which are cause for concern....   [tags: Data Mining Technology Technological Essays]
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The Impact of the Internet - The Impact of the Internet INTRODUCTION The Internet is the world’s largest international computer network. It allows users to access substantial amounts of information held at various locations all over the world, and has challenged the organisation of obligations and the responsibilities with respect to the processing of personal data. “Personal data covers both facts and opinions about the individual. It also includes information regarding the intentions of the data controller towards the individual” - Www.dataprotection.gov.uk As data subjects, we all have various rights that must be conformed to....   [tags: Papers] 1257 words
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Lack of Privacy in the United States - “They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.”― Benjamin Franklin. Despite the fact that these words are three centuries old, they are magnificently related to the present. The world nowadays is going towards constant technological advances and political turmoil. Evolution of technology is considered as the best thing that happened to human kind; however, the lack of privacy comes along, which means the government may take advantage of it by having the people’s records with or without their permissions in the name of protection....   [tags: tecchnology, surveillance, security]
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Rapid Growth of Technology and Privacy - ... Making payments and buying things has become extremely easy access. In 2004, CEO Mark Zuckerberg created Facebook which quickly took over social media in a flash. People who used to use MySpace now wondered over into the Facebook world. With the creation of Facebook everyone soon became friendly with social media and letting their guard down. Today, tons of people have uploaded too many personal pictures and have shared those statuses that should have been private. Everyone has just become more comfortable with sharing personal information which is not a good thing....   [tags: information access, wi-fi, facebook]
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Technology and the Invasion of Privacy - ... It was the utter ignorance of the proles that allowed the miniscule-populated totalitarian government to control them as they pleased. For the math oriented mind, this is the equivalent of one government official (2% of the population) controlling 42 proles. How is this even possible. Well the proles didn't know what we know. They didn't know that without their hard labor the government could not even sustain it's existence. In America, the average person probably isn't aware of half the lengthy running list provided by The Scrapbook of what the NSA is capable of doing....   [tags: national security agency]
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Email Privacy at Vitruvius Sportswear - Vitruvius Sportswear: Email Privacy Companies are responsible for keep their trade secrets private, while protecting employee rights. This balance is not always easy to accomplish, and must be handled with a firm and clear intentions. Vitruvius Sportswear uses technology that allows the system administrator view all incoming and outgoing emails (O’Rourke, 2010). This is a common practice to make sure that information being shared is appropriate for business transactions. Vitruvius also has employees sign a waiver during orientation that shows their understanding that information being transmitted through email can be viewed at any time....   [tags: Human Resources]
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Information on the Internet - Information on the Internet During the past decade, our society has become based solely on the ability to move large amounts of information across great distances in a very short amount of time and at very low costs. The evolution of the computer era and our growing need for ultra-fast communications has caused a global network of interconnected computers to develop, commonly referred to as the Internet or the world wide web. The Internet has influenced practically everyone’s life in some way whether it was done directly or indirectly....   [tags: Papers] 2572 words
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Privacy, Laws, and Security Measures - Today, there are many threats to information systems and the information contain contained on the servers by customers and employees. There are major privacies issues facing organizations from hackers, employees, natural disasters, and other threats. Some of the privacies issues can be risk to the sporting goods store and justify the concerns of the CEO. There are security risks and application laws which governs the privacy risks. Security measures can be implement by organizations which can mitigate the risk to private information....   [tags: technology, hackers]
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Internet And The Workplace - The Internet and the Workplace The Internet has become a pervasive presence in the American workplace. Two-thirds of employees in medium and large companies in the United States now have Internet access, compared with fifteen percent only two years ago, according to a sampling of 500 companies surveyed by the IntelliQuest Corporation. (IntelliQuest) Workers with Web access typically spend five to ten hours per week sending personal e-mail or searching for information not specifically related to their jobs....   [tags: Business Technology] 1845 words
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How the Growth of Electronic Monitoring Has Changed Employee Expectations of Privacy in the Workplace - The use of the internet for personal pursuits in the workplace has seen phenomenal growth over the last quarter century. Along with this growth, employers and employees alike have used the internet as a tool to increase profit, manage time and facilitate communications. However, such technological advancement has its issues. The problem investigated is how the growth of electronic monitoring has changed employee expectations of privacy in the workplace. Should employees be able to use the internet for personal items while working....   [tags: Business Management ]
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The Impact of The Internet in Your Daily Life - I. INTRODUCTION The influence of the electronic devices, multimedia and computers are the things that dealt with our daily life. Especially the internet that is now giving more importance to each and every one, by giving the newest outstanding media that surely will give the outmost future ahead of us. (Temmel) Internet as part of the history is the most important invention around the world which connects people thru phones, satellites and cables. People all over the world have access to it as it is everyday usage, and internet becomes globally real and in demand....   [tags: Media, Technology, Safety, Censorship]
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Technology Threatens Your Privacy - Privacy threats are currently the biggest threat to National Security today. The threats are not only concerning to the government, however. An alarming 92% of Americans are concerned that the power grid may be vulnerable to a cyber-attack (Denholm). Although this is a more recent development to the cyber threats we have experienced, this is not the first time that privacy threats have stepped into the limelight as people are forced to watch their every online move. There are twelve major ways technology threatens your online policy today....   [tags: national security, government]
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Where did privacy go? - Media Article Dan Tynan, “Your Facebook profile may be sold by a Russian hacker”, PC World website, 26th April 2010. Section A – Presentation of the issue The first decade of the second millennium has seen a technological and communicational boom, something especially seen in everything which is inside or related to the internet. The internet and its facilities has become a very big part of the human of today as it is useful not only to individual people but to groups of people. The most popular form in which users get to use the internet these days is with social-networking....   [tags: Information Technology ]
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George Orwell’s 1984 and the Internet - In the United States of America, over 85 percent of people use the internet more than once in a single day (Internet Society). Why is it that this sensation called the internet is becoming such a phenomenon. Simply because all the services that the internet has to offer, but how could this fantastic internet be composed of only positive services. Here’s what is kept in the dark. The internet, also known as cyberspace or interweb, has an impeccable memory. With this said, this means that the internet stores every piece of information ever logged in the depths of the web....   [tags: George Orwell, 1984]
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Internet Censorship: Setting Regulations on Users - Most people today live their lives online, absorbed in a digital world. When the World Wide Web first immersed and casted its perplexed essence upon wide-eyed spectators, people could only unknowingly predict where the doors of the internet would take them from that point on, welcoming them with open arms to a modernized world and introducing them to a new life of advanced technological opportunity. Many years have passed since the unveiling of our cyber-world, and authorities now worldwide are forcing their way to implement rash laws while having differing views on how to approach the increased access of information and online interaction....   [tags: government, duty, digital, laws] 1851 words
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What is the Exact Meaning of the Term Internet? - ... Others include LinkedIn, frim and craigslist, whatsApp among others. As a result, these sites now affect almost all the aspects of our lives, starting from the way we do our shopping over the internet, how we work as well as how we manage our relationships. It is not amazing, that even the private business sector has long known that it’s a prospective way for persuading their consumers. Campaigners too have recognized its power and are using it as a back-up tool for their supporters. Social media present many advantages over the traditional media in that it allows marketers and political leaders to reach a wide range of people....   [tags: communication, computer networks] 877 words
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Public Libraries Should Not Block Internet Pornography - Since the internet has been available in schools and libraries in this country, there has been a debate about what should be accessible to users, especially minors. The amount of information disseminated on the world wide web is vast, with some sources valuable for scholarly and personal research and entertainment, and some sources that contain material that is objectionable to some (ie. pornography, gambling, hate groups sites, violent materials). Some information potentially accessible on the internet such as child pornography and obscenity is strictly illegal and is not protected under the First Amendment....   [tags: Argumentative Essay, Internet Censorship 2014]
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SOPA: Censorship's Sweetheart - “Imagine a world without free knowledge.” That was the quote on Wikipedia’s front page on Wednesday, January 18th. . The information-hosting online encyclopedia shut down all of the articles and information on the website, presenting only a black screen and a stark situation to the world for a full twenty-four hours. Why would Wikipedia, an online giant, shut down their website. The consequences are huge, a loss of much-solicited donations to the company and advertising money. The answer is simple....   [tags: Internet]
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Privacy In The Workplace - Privacy in the Workplace Employers want to be sure their employees are doing a good job, but employees do not want their every movement and thought logged. Technology now makes it possible for employers to keep track of virtually all workplace communications made by any employee. This monitoring includes supervision of telephone conversations, voicemail, e-mails and Internet use. Such supervision is virtually unfettered. Therefore, unless company policy specifically states otherwise your employer may listen to, watch and read most of your workplace exchanges....   [tags: Papers] 631 words
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Sweden’s Position on Personal Privacy in Cyberspace - Sweden’s Position on Personal Privacy in Cyberspace The Internet and computer age has enabled people to work faster and more efficiently, with practically unlimited access to information. As much as the technology boom has made our lives easier, as with most good inventions, there is some negativity that must be dealt with. The dissemination of information on the global network has put personal privacy at risk. Obviously, we are not going to give up new technologies that enrich human life for the sake of maintaining our privacy; however, measures must be taken to keep the public, or government, from abusing the Internet and computer databases for malevolent reasons....   [tags: Swedish Supreme Court EU Data Essays]
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September 11: An Attack on Privacy and Civil Liberties - Abstract: On September Eleventh, terrorists attacked more than the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and rural Pennsylvania.  They also attacked American ideologies and feelings of security that hundreds of years had built.  Before these tragedies occurred, Americans viewed themselves as individuals and cherished the remnants of their individual lives that technology had not stolen from them.  Now Americans are coming together in mourning, and, in the process, changing their views on the individual and the balance between privacy and security.  This paper looks at how America has changed its stance on the privacy debate....   [tags: September 11 Terrorism Essays]
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Carnivore: Chewing Through Our Right to Privacy - Carnivore: Chewing Through Our Right to Privacy The debate around Carnivore is not really about Carnivore itself. It is more of a debate of whether or not Carnivore oversteps current privacy laws and the Fourth Amendment. Carnivore is a software program that enables the FBI to filter and collect email on a subject of a court order to be used as evidence. The issue around Carnivore started when the ACLU and other such groups demanded a review of the system in 2000. Since then, there has been a Congressional review of Carnivore....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Essays]
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Brief History and Introduction of Privacy and Human Rights - Brief History and Introduction of Privacy and Human Rights From Article 21 of the Japan Constitution states, “Freedom of assembly and association as well as speech, press and all other forms of expression are guaranteed. No censorship shall be maintained, nor shall the secrecy of any means of communication be violated.” Article 35 states, “The right of all persons to be secure in their homes, papers and effects against entries, searches and seizures shall not be impaired except upon warrant issued for adequate cause and particularly describing the place to be searched and things to be seized ....   [tags: Technology Technological Japan Essays]
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Interaction of Free Speech and Right to Privacy - ... A disreputable scandal about an affair between a reality TV star and a British soccer player quickly rose as another test on how privacy rights and free speech interact with each other. The soccer player has been granted a strict British legal order that prevents the mass media to identify him. Despite that, thousands of people on the Internet have disregarded it by revealing his name on social media sites. Twitter’s General Counsel, Alex Macgillivray, wrote on a blog post that because Twitter is based in the United States, they could argue that the post about the British soccer player is considered legal because the users are to abide the law and that if needed3, they would have to tr...   [tags: constitution, ethical, government] 1755 words
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How Technology Impacts Our Privacy - As technology penetrates society through Internet sites, smartphones, social networks, and other modes of technology, questions are raised as the whether lines are being crossed. People spend a vast majority of their time spreading information about themselves and others through these various types of technology. The problem with all these variations is that there is no effective way of knowing what information is being collected and how it is used. The users of this revolutionary technology cannot control the fate of this information, but can only control their choice of releasing information into the cyber world....   [tags: social networks, smartphones, facebook]
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Mass Electronic Surveillance is an Invasion of Privacy - Introduction Privacy is central to our understanding of freedom of expression and thus on a larger scale democracy. Mass surveillance is an invasion of common man’s privacy. Recent development in the way in which technology can invade privacy has heightened the need for greater protection freedom of expression. However, a major problem in this area is that the public are not provided with adequate information to act against such invasion of their rights. To date, there has been little agreement to what extent mass surveillance should be allowed in the name of providing security to the citizen of the country and to what extent privacy of the citizens of other countries should be respected....   [tags: panoptic, big brother, snowden, citizens rights]
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Government Surveillance vs Personal Privacy - Today, individuals are sacrificing privacy in order to feel safe. These sacrifices have made a significant impact on the current meaning of privacy, but may have greater consequences in the future. According to Debbie Kasper in her journal, “The Evolution (Or Devolution) of Privacy,” privacy is a struggling dilemma in America. Kasper asks, “If it is gone, when did it disappear, and why?”(Kasper 69). Our past generation has experienced the baby boom, and the world today is witnessing a technological boom....   [tags: Costs of NSA Surveillance]
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The Internet Banking Project In Industrial And Commercial Bank Of China (Shanghai) - This paper studies endogenous diffusion and impact of a cost-saving technological innovation -- Internet Banking. The bank understudy i.e. ICBC has efficiently embarked on its internet based private banking service. The vice director of e-banking felt that the entire project was an accomplishment in terms of its schema and satisfactory quality. Here is this case he needs to expound the understandings and the lessons internalized along the entire course of the project. Moreover, there were various issues which were raised during this intellectual itinerary, which included the challenges regarding computer system implementation, Information system design and most importantly the feasibility an...   [tags: Business Internet Banking] 1047 words
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How Schools Are Encroaching the Privacy of their Students - ... While internet users are gaining more knowledge that not everything they post on the internet is private, they do usually expect that those who are going through their stuff without their permission are strangers or acquaintances, they do not expect their own school administrators to be the ones monitoring their digital tracks. Due to large campaigns to educate students about the internet, they are more aware of how easy it is to It should also be discussed that social media does not accurately represent the individuals using them....   [tags: social media, educational institutions] 605 words
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Web Fingerprinting: A New Threat to Privacy - Web sites are combining peripheral characteristics from a computer’s configuration to build a profile of a device. Therefore web browsers are exposed to PC fingerprinting. By implementing this method, it is possible to associate the user’s activity within different times and different websites (Peter Eckersley). Innovation inevitably grows alongside cyber crime. Browser fingerprinting could be perceived as an improvement to e-commerce, because it prevents and detects the incidents concerning identity theft, frauds and hacking....   [tags: Information Technology ]
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The Medical Transcriptionist and Medical Record Privacy - In today’s age of electronics and gadgets it is harder than ever to keep medical records private especially when you work from home. It is very important that medical transcriptionists take care of the information they work with as top secret, and guard it from anyone not permitted to have this information. We cannot talk about our day at work like most people, we cannot even share amusing stories at a dinner party or at girls night out. As a medical transcriptionist, it is very important that we keep a high level of ethics for both professional and legal reasons....   [tags: Medical Ethics ]
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Risks When Employees Work for a Virtual Company - Employee Risks The authors of our textbook inform us that the employers of virtual works are not the only ones assuming risks, as the virtual works themselves’ face a plethora of personal risks, even if they encrypt organizational information regularly. The reason that the previously mentioned is true is due to the fact that the employees private and personal data could be exposed during legal discovery requests. As such, the textbook asserts that for the aforementioned as well as additional reasons, organizational assets should be only used to perform company functions only, which needs to be stated explicitly in the security policies of the organization as to protect both the employee as...   [tags: Virtual Work, Security, Privacy]
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Social Media Identity Has the Potential to Affect an Individual’s Current and Future Employment - ... If a person is a negative impact for an organisation, or displays behaviour online that could potentially damage the image of the organisation. I would presume that these concerns would be more directed to employees’ that have more contact with the consumers and general public. E.g. Customer service roles, public figures, high end management and role models. Many people believe that they are protected by the Privacy Act. The fact is that, they really aren’t. They’re only covered IF the organisation is based in Australia and not classified as a small business....   [tags: identity, privacy act, employers]
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The Legality and Ethics of Internet Advertising - The Legality and Ethics of Internet Advertising ABSTRACT: Recently, DoubleClick.com, one of the world’s premier Internet advertising firms was at the center of a Federal Trade Commission investigation on privacy. Consumer privacy advocates have charged the company with infringing on the privacy of websurfers because of the aggressive means it uses to gather data for profit. This paper discusses the legal and moral issues surrounding these tactics. Were the company’s aggressive tactics legally permissible....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers]
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Collecting Information on Employees and Prospective Employees - How much information should be collected on employees and prospective employees. Collecting information presents risks that employers will be faced with when employees commit torts outside the scope of their jobs. Also, not collecting the proper information could result in risks depending on the case. These questions will be analyzed based on collected data and employer actual or constructive knowledge. In order to precisely elaborate about the risk and such, I will look at the employee monitoring at work, Electronic Communications Privacy Act of 1986, and respondeat superior....   [tags: protection of privacy rights]
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Security, Ethical, and Legal Issues Surrounding the Internet - The internet and the World Wide Web are arguably the greatest inventions of our time. The effects of the internet are deeply pervasive now influencing almost every sphere of our lives. The internet has revolutionized the way we communicate, conduct business, relate with each other, entertain, educate and retrieve information. With the touch of a button, we can now communicate face to face with friends and relatives miles away. The internet has also provided an efficient medium for sharing large volumes of information at low cost....   [tags: cookies, data logging, copyright, trojan horses]
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Businesses and The Internet - ... The final element of an effective global e-commerce strategy is commerce itself. Is the company going to act as a Business to Consumer (B2C), Consumer to Consumer (C2C) or Business to Business (B2B). Nonetheless, the manner in which the transaction takes place needs to remain the same. The transaction needs to be secure, simple, and easy to understand. The other aspect of commerce is how to get the sold goods, services or information to the customer. The way in which this happens needs to be clear and concise, so that the customer has a clear understanding of how he will receive his merchandise and when he can expect it....   [tags: Brick and Mortar Stores, Media, Clients, Marketing]
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The Evolution and Growth of the Internet - The Evolution and Growth of the Internet Many years ago a network was born having several computers connected and now, that same network has millions of computers connected at all times, it's called the Internet. This paper will explain the evolution and growth of the Internet. I will offer a guided tour though the evolution of the Internet and explain what this effect has on its growth and popularity. It's like a plague growing across the world, signs of its growth are seen everywhere. The Internet was started as an experiment to test networks to try and develop a network that could survive a nuclear attack....   [tags: Papers] 1258 words
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The Internet and the Catholic Church - This essay addresses the question: Does more harm than good come from the internet. And the answer is sought from the largest Christian denomination (one billion members) - the Catholic Church. There is no condemnation of the internet by this church body; rather the Vatican, official voice of the Catholic Church, maintains that the internet is "not a threat"(Church). Calling the Internet an opportunity and a challenge and not a threat, the Vatican issued two documents encouraging the church to embrace the technology and help guide it to benefit all humanity....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers] 1138 words
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Google's Collection of User's Personal Information - ... Other search engine users can easily find information about another individual which can lead to issues like cyberbullying, cyber stalking, and identity theft because one’s social security is available to users. A lot of people do online shopping and obviously with online shopping, one must use a credit or debit card to pay. If Google pulls information from these websites that we shop from, doesn’t that mean they are pulling our credit and debit card number. Probably. Google takes that account information from users and has it circulating on the internet for any Average Joe to find....   [tags: tailoring, privacy, database] 868 words
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Government Intervention On The Internet - Government Intervention on the Internet During the last decade, our society has become based on the sole ability to move large amounts of information across great distances quickly. Computerization has influenced everyone's life in numerous ways. The natural evolution of computer technology and this need for ultra-fast communications has caused a global network of interconnected computers to develop. This global network allows a person to send E-mail across the world in mere fractions of a second, and allows a common person to access wealths of information worldwide....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Government Surveillance Makes U.S. Citizens Uncomfortable - ... If giving up some personal information is what it takes to prevent the deaths of American people, then citizens should be obligated to do so. Some people argue that the NSA’s use of metadata collection is unconstitutional, and violates the Fourth Amendment. The Constitution only protects against “unreasonable” searches without probable cause (US Const. amend. IV.). In order to authorize a search on a particular individual, NSA analysts need to have a reasonable suspicion that there is a connection to a foreign terrorist organization (Turner)....   [tags: attacks, privacy, metadata] 823 words
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Internet: The Newest Mass Medium - Internet: The Newest Mass Medium In order to analyze the Internet as a mass medium, we first have to look at the original intentions of the Internet. Originally the Internet was utilized strictly by the government and educational institutions. Its primary purposes were research and education, although it soon became a form of entertainment for a portion of the population through games, chat, and email. The idea of using the Internet for entertainment and commercial use was outrageous to the current users of the technology, and when listservs began posting advertisements, they did not respond well....   [tags: Essays Papers]
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Free Essays on Internet Security - Internet Security      Internet insecurity is a sufficient cause of distrust in the medium. A lack of faith in it as a viable marketplace due to this insecurity stems from three reasons. People are skeptical due to the already publicized cases of security breeches. Whether in movies, television, or magazines, many have recently become very aware of the possible danger that they face. Users and non-users may also fear that the Internet could have a "big brother" effect. With the abundance of information on the Internet, some feel that it has too much control, and that users sacrifice their privacy....   [tags: Technology Essays]
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The Internet as a Learning Tool - The Internet as a Learning Tool The Internet has a universal appeal for most people. We (in the United States) have become dependant on it for our daily routines. We shop, send mail, read the news, look up movie reviews, etc., using the Internet. We depend on this service, because we have told ourselves that "It" has made our lives easier. We advocate the use of similar technologies within the classroom, because we are convinced that the use of computers and having access to the Internet is the best way to educate our children so they can have an equal chance to reach their potential and accomplish their goals....   [tags: Technology Web Essays]
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A Review of the Development of Internet and Cyberlaw in United States - A Review of the development of Internet and Cyberlaw in United States The history of Internet can be traced back to the Arpanet 1968, a military research network sponsored by the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA). The ultimate purpose for the invention of the internet was to ensure the military communication during wartime. It was later developed to the private sectors and university researches in the 20th Century. This was the period of time when university students began to use Internet....   [tags: freedom of expression, violence information]
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The Internet and the Power of E-Commerce - The Power of E-Commerce The Industrial Revolution changed the face of the business world. In much the same way the Internet Revolution has changed the business world; its impact has ricocheted to every corner of the world. The internet revolution gave birth to an electronic economy. Ecommerce has seen tremendous growth in the last years, its effects are countless. Ecommerce has allowed for the expansion and proliferation of a globalized economy, it has made transactions easier and more efficient, it has benefited the consumer by passing on tremendous savings and it offers little or no barriers thus allowing anyone to participate and benefit....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers]
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Increasing Popularity of Social Networking - ... Moreover, it will asses some of the opposing point of views which is encrypting data and antivirus software which decrease the chances of being fraud online. The internet has created a virtual community for online users to interact with each other and that occurs by providing the users the different tools to express themselves, such as sharing photos, videos, posts and chatting. These tools attract social network users, especially the younger generations as they always try to experience every feature on social networking sites and teenagers unfortunately give up personal information to use these features which put them in a great risk as their personal information is on public view for a...   [tags: personal information, privacy] 835 words
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Should the Internet be censored? - Should the Internet be censored. From colonial times to the present, the media in America has been subject to censorship challenges and regulations. The Internet has become a vast sea of opportunity. Everyone is seizing the moment. The good and the bad of society have reduced the meaning of the Internet. Menace threatens each onlooker, as people browse the many pages of Cyberspace. As the new technological advances help to shape our society, one cannot help but think of the dangers waiting to prey on anyone....   [tags: essays research papers] 857 words
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Facebook, a Useful Means of Socialization. - ... However, discontent and exhaustion are also reported. King (2011, p. 332-333) argued that the nature of fragmented images posted on Facebook does not entirely express users' live events. This may provoke the users to leave Facebook without a feeling of community. He added, "I was unhappy and feeling empty. The amount of time I spent on Facebook had pushed me into an existential crisis". But as a virtual experience Facebook allows its users free and unaccountable to none. This allow them to command attention, choose an alternative life of freedom and form a free society (Cristian, 2011)....   [tags: comminication, networking, privacy] 757 words
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Internet - Ethics of Hacking - Privacy Risks of Internet Wiretapping       Abstract: In recent months, the FBI has taken steps to implement an Internet wiretapping scheme called Carnivore.  This paper discusses the possible risks of this system with respect to personal privacy, analyzes the technical flaws of the system that produce these risks, and discusses recent US Legislation to relax the statutory restrictions on its deployment and use.             On September 11, 2001, a group of terrorists carried out a methodically planned and almost perfectly executed attack on major sites in the United States, toppling two of the nation's highest buildings.  Two days later, on September 13, the US Senate unanimously approved...   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers]
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Internet Law And The Economy - Internet Law and the Economy Introduction This week's article review is taken from Ubiquity, an ACM IT Magazine and forum. The article is "The New Economy: Are Rules Irrelevant?" by Daniel W. Uhlfelder, Esq. In this article it is discussed how the new economy of the Internet move forward and enact laws that would be beneficial to all parties involved. This will be hard if not impossible because the Internet can cross boundaries where laws could not cross. The each country and each region uphold and maintain laws and regulations specific for their purposes....   [tags: Economics Economy] 1383 words
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Different Types of Security Attacks in Internet of Things - ... A device may listen to another network of devices that are communicating within themselves. In IoT, devices within our home interact with each other and will communicate with the server. So if an untrusted device is fixed in the home it will not only listen to the messages that are intended to it but also to all the messages. This problem may be reduced by having different routers for the communication. Using different ports for internal and external communications reduces the risk of eavesdropping of messages....   [tags: cloning, eaves dropping, ] 1002 words
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Wearable Technology and Today's Society - ... The Smart Watches and Google Glass face the problems of security and privacy. “Many wearable devices can connect to the Internet via a Wi-Fi access point, leading to the possibility of data theft of personal information, including personal identification numbers (PINs) and passwords. For example, if someone wears a pair of smart glasses while conducting a transaction at an automated teller machine, the PIN could be captured if the information stream is not appropriately encrypted. Similarly, working at a personal computer while wearing smart glasses might be even more problematic since accessing a bank account or shopping online could lead to the theft of user identification, account num...   [tags: watches, privacy, ethics]
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The Debate Over Internet Censorship - The Debate Over Internet Censorship Many people believe the Internet has become the World’s Emancipation Proclamation. They believe that this newfound cyber-freedom will free countless generations of people. These people will be of every race, creed and color, whose lives, up until now, have been restrained by the paradigm of governments. Whether it is the United States Government, or the government of a foreign nation, the Internet will be our new Underground Railroad of cyberspace.      Recently, the World Wide Web has come under fire from various forms of censorship....   [tags: Television Media TV Censorship] 1546 words
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Employee Privacy Rights In The Workplace - The issue of privacy is a big concern in the workplace. With the expanding of new technology, many employees are concern about his or, her privacy in the workplace. Employees have the right to go to work knowing that his or, her employer will not invade their privacy. The rights to privacy in the workplace only provide limited protection for workers against monitoring and breach of confidentiality. The National Work Rights Institute states, under the federal law, "the limited protection the Electronic Communication Privacy Act of 1986 provides to employees' has been reduced because the statue has been outdated." Electronic monitoring has seen a tremendous growth in the workplace, in the pas...   [tags: Business Human Resources]
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The Right to Privacy in the Information Age -      In a day in the life of Joe, an ordinary American, he drives to the office, owrks at a computer, browses in a shop at lunch time, then picks up some milk and a video on the way home, where a pile of junk mail and bills await him. At every stop alo ng the way, his doings can be watched, monitored, tabulated, and sold. On this typical day, Joe, our ordinary American, does not realize how technology has changed his private life. Joe's driving route may be tracked by a sophisticated traffic system....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers]
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Protecting Privacy and Securing the Nation in the 21st Century - The idea of privacy protection for private citizens is rooted in history back to the Magna Carta. With the passage of time and the evolution of communication the laws of the United States have attempted to ensure a balance between security of the nation and protecting privacy. The current state of privacy and the law is now in a state of flux as citizens have begun to rely more and more on technological means of communication and have integrated privacy invading technology into their daily lives....   [tags: National Security]
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Charles Ruff: The Privacy Defense - Charles Ruff: The Privacy Defense Privacy was a big issue during the impeachment proceedings and the overall sex scandal. It was introduced as an issue by the House Managers who wanted to discuss how moral and appropriate the actions of the president and Monica Lewinsky were. The defense then used the same topic to argue that he should not be impeached. This was because, as the defense planned to show, a president should not be impeached for something that occurred during his private life. This is mainly based on the fact that impeachment, as defined, applies to the president and his role regarding the state and safety of the country....   [tags: Essays Papers]
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Workplace Privacy and Employee Monitoring -      Do we really have our privacy rights in the workplace. In today’s society we are so caught up with our rights that we often forget about work rules. If someone goes into my office or someone reads my email I feel violated and deprived of my rights. But the real question is, are these things my own to do with. In all reality if it is a private organization the person who owns the business is the owner of all offices and computers, so in that case you’re just using his stuff.      Sometimes there is no middle ground....   [tags: Human Resources Managment HRM] 1326 words
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