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Cryptography and the Issue of Internet Security - High level encryption or cryptography is used in a number of applications ranging from those which impact national security to those which are more mundane. Essentially, cryptography is the methodology of encoding information so that one’s privacy is ensured. This is particularly important when it comes to transactions which occur over the Internet. The risk of individuals gaining access to personal information or information which is critical to a country or a nation over the Internet is a very real one....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Thomas Whitecloud’s Blue Winds Dancing and the Internet - In Thomas A. Whitecloud’s “Blue Winds Dancing,” he talks about how he feels disconnected with society because of the different aspects of society that he does not agree with and is not accustomed to. He copes with the two opposing societies because he is biracial and is therefore a part of both societies. There are many activities that are participated in by people who are apart of what he calls the civilized world. Whitecloud hitchhikes on a train in a cattle car with bums because he thinks that bums are the closest to his people....   [tags: Blue Winds Dancing Essays]
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The Database Dilemma - The Database Dilemma Personal privacy today is a controversial and complex topic, which is influenced by a number of factors. There is an integral role that databases play in this highly debated topic. The fact that many people now carry out their transactions electronically is another important factor. There is also pressure on personal privacy for increased national security around the world to combat terrorism. In addition, personal privacy is even threatened by commercial factors and the Internet....   [tags: Computers Privacy Security Ethics Essays]
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Privacy or Truth: Behind WikiLeaks - WikiLeaks is an international non-profit organization that publishes submissions of unveiled and confidential information from anonymous news sources, news leaks, and whistleblowers. The slogan of this organization is “keep government open”, which emphasizes WikiLeaks’ purpose to eliminate censorship and establish an untraceable mass document leaking system. After publishing its first document which was about a decision to assassinate government officials in December 2006 (Massimo 2010), WikiLeaks has received praise as well as criticism from publics....   [tags: The Media]
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Medical Record Security - Medical Record Security In the world of technology there are many types of threats to be considered when a hospital or health care facility depends on keeping their clients personal information private and safe from unauthorized people from viewing. When information safety, and regulations are considered by a healthcare facility it is held at high regards and high standards to assure that there is no chance of any information being leaked that should have been protected. A patients personal information should be kept safe from any unauthorized person from viewing, because a patients personal medical records can be used maliciously if it is viewed by anyone who is not authorized to view the i...   [tags: Network Security Privacy]
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Vitanza's CyberReader and Internet Confusion - Vitanza's CyberReader and Internet Confusion A rock falls off a cliff and hits another. Both these rocks in turn collide with many other rocks as they fall down the cliff. Finally, all the rocks splash into the water with a mess of confusion and chaos. Victor Vitanza's compiled text, CyberReader , made me feel as if I had finally reached the cushioned bottom with a sense of relief and triumph, tinged with a bit of confusion. Vitanza attempts to, but does not successfully accomplish his goal, which is in his own words is "to introduce....   [tags: Vitanza CyberReader Essays]
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SPAM: The Unethical Email Phenomenon - SPAM: The Unethical Email Phenomenon It's what's for breakfast. As I wake from my deep sleep of twelve hours, I step out of bed and go about my daily summer routine. I wash my face and peruse through the fridge for something to eat; its noon, meaning the mail is in. I step out of the house to check the mailbox. I’ve always looked forward to receiving the mail, as most people do until they are old enough to pay the bills. I bring back the mail to the dining table as I commence to eat the leftover SPAM my mom cooked and hope for a magazine or catalog to look at....   [tags: Internet]
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Pros and Cons of Internet - Internet has become new service for helping most of the time but, there are certain occasions where it becomes a nuisance' The internet has become a very popular tool at the hand of every one who is a computer literate person of course, used mostly to get information, shop online and download files, music and so on. But while surfing the internet for appropriate or specific information, we often end up wasting time with unwanted jargons and reacting to scam. We shall discuss deeper into these as we go on within the next chapters....   [tags: Technology] 1256 words
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A Bet Against Internet Gambling - A Bet Against Internet Gambling I love gambling. Who doesn’t. The minute you walk into a casino you are overwhelmed by exciting noises, flashing lights and people having a good time. There is so much excitement it isn’t hard to become addicted, especially after your first big win. The rush you get from winning is something that is hard to parallel. Trust me I know. I almost became addicted. I realized the trouble I was heading for before it was too late. I was a lucky one. Many people aren’t as lucky....   [tags: essays]
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Online Child Safety Precautions - Online Child Safety Precautions In a society that relies so heavily on technology and the Internet to make life easier, the issue of online safety is often overlooked. Such a small and simple thing as protecting the children of our community from harmful Internet content seems unimportant, but given the fact that the kids in today's society are as computer literate as most adults; there needs to be a re-evaluation of priority. Given the way that technology has become so universal in our culture today, it is hard to believe we ever survived without it....   [tags: Internet]
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Internet - The Recording Industry We all listen to music wether we want to or not. Its in our homes, watching TV, driving in our car, going to the store, its unavoidable. Then why is the recording Industry trying to make people feel guilty about burning “illegal” CDs, when we can go to the mall and hear as much music for free as we want . I for one will never feel guilty because I always support the artist I download, by buying his/her cd’s or going to their concerts. The industry has always been about money instead of music....   [tags: essays research papers] 1276 words
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In House Computing to Internet, Cloud Based, Computing - Introduction This paper will address some of the questions commonly raised by SMART Consultant customers in regards to converting from in house computing to internet, cloud based, computing using software as a service (SaaS). Furthermore it will provide the basic knowledge needed to perform an analysis of their business to determine if SaaS is an appropriate model. First we will review what software as a service is. The traditional model of procuring software and installing it on your local computer is called software as a product....   [tags: business, Saas, smart consultant]
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Internet Communications Unit Web101 Class Reflection - Using various Web 2.0 tools such as Blackboard, Twitter, blogs and online media, students in the Bachelor of Internet communications Unit Web101 discussed a variety of topics over the course of thirteen weeks. These topics ranged from the advent of the Internet to the current shift towards the connective experiences of Web 2.0. This reflection will cover a selection of some of the better known Web 2.0 platforms and tools covered in the unit, the way in which these enhance collaboration and communication, and some of the ways in which this might have the potential to impact upon the everyday user....   [tags: Reflection]
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The Dangerous Rise of Government Surveillance: The Patriot Act - "The poorest man may in his cottage bid defiance to all the force of the Crown. It may be frail; its roof may shake; the wind may blow through it; the storm may enter; the rain may enter -- but the King of England cannot enter; all this force dares not cross the threshold of the ruined tenement" (William Pitt the Elder). This idea of freedom and security against the government was the foundation for the United States when it was established in 1776. However, times have drastically changed since then....   [tags: USA Patriot Act, Government, Privacy]
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Internet Gambling, Online Gambling - Online Gambling   There is a major issue to be dealt with, which is spreading with little regulatory oversight and no effective screens against participation by the young and the vulnerable.  Internet gambling represents one of the fastest growing segments of online activity with more than seven hundred web sites now providing users the opportunity to wager everything from casino games to sporting events.  According to internet research firms, the industry will pull in $1.5 billion in world-wide revenues this year.  That figure is expected to hit at least $6 billion by 2006.  Also, a survey conducted by the Pew Internet and American Life Project concluded that $4.5 million Americans have...   [tags: Journalistic Essays] 778 words
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High School Internet Censorship - High School Internet Censorship     The common image that comes to mind on the topic of censorship is that of book burning. Dating back to ancient times, the easiest way to deal with unwanted writings has been to get rid of them, usually by heaping them into a blazing pyre. In his most famous science fiction novel, Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury warns of a futuristic society where all literature is destroyed under a kerosene flame and the citizens' freedoms are kept in check by the lack of written information....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Topics]
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The Pros and Cons of Facebook - Facebook is a socializing website that was created in February 2004, founded by Mark Zuckerburg and co-founded by Dustin Moskovitz, Eduardo Saverin, and Chris Hughes while studying at Harvard University. Facebook was originally only open to other fellow Harvard students, it increased slowly to other Ivy League schools, then rapidly made its way to all colleges across the Unites States, and today the worldwide socializing network is open up to anyone over the age of 13 years old. This company expanded rapidly due to its clever approach allowing people to keep in contact with one another over the internet....   [tags: social network, Mark Zuckerberg, privacy] 1347 words
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NSA: Memory Holes and Constant Monitoring - “And so it was with every class of recorded fact, great or small. Everything faded away into a shadow-world in which, finally, even the date of the year had become uncertain.” ― George Orwell, 1984 The novel 1984 by George Orwell is prophetical. Exemplifying a submissiveness towards and idolization of authoritarian governments, Orwell presents the status of modern society in 1984. Events surrounding Edward Snowden illustrate Orwell’s concept of memory holes - the series of tubing that scraps of papers are sent to to be destroyed....   [tags: privacy, information, American rights, Snowden]
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Government Surveillance of Library Patrons - The Fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution guarantees citizens the right to secure their home, papers, persons and effects from “unreasonable search and seizures,” a phrase that is often analogous with a person’s right to privacy. Additionally, the 1st Amendment of the Bill of Rights prevents the government from creating laws which inhibit or prevent a citizen’s right to speech and the free expression thereof. While such rights and privileges are held in highest regard, even these rights can be abridged when the greater good is at stake....   [tags: privacy, USA PATRIOT, intelligence, library]
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Big Brother: Problem and Solution - Big Brother: an all-powerful government or organization monitoring and directing people's actions. When a government steps beyond its boundary of privacy and into the lives of the people it governs, the result is a “Big Brother” society. Although Americans live in a democracy, their government takes steps towards more totalitarian ideologies. All of a sudden, rights become privileges, safety becomes surveillance, and Americans lose freedom. Their government misleads them to believe that they aren't being mistreated by their government, and most of the Americans swallow it....   [tags: privacy, government, United States, Oceania]
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Ethical Issues of Emergent Technologies - Maintaining an updated reasonable, informed point of view about the topic: Developing an Emergent Technology Integration (ETI) model where the perceptions of higher education participants impacted by the lack of such a model are explored, requires that one remain current in the field of emerging technologies, including the implementation strategies, innovative ideas and research findings that are pertinent to the topic. In addition, it is critical to stay apprised of the current theories, explanations and proposed relationships among constructs, as well as the absence of theories about meaningful topic phenomena; and relatedly, the subject contradictions, inconsistencies and ambiguities rega...   [tags: legal issues, privacy, intellectual property]
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Bill of Guarantee - Even though, the government will not limit the access on the Internet, it does not mean that any person may publish illegal content with exception and disregard to the law. Any act is illegal in the physical world; it will similarly be outlawed in the online environment. Hence, laws prohibiting publication of, for example, immoral / improper or other illegal materials will be applied continuously. (Multimedia Super Corridor Malaysia, 2012) In relation to the issue, appointed ministries and agencies will continue to take appropriate actions and enforce those laws that are under their particular attentions....   [tags: censorship, internet,malaysia]
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Internet Censorship - Everyone has heard of the Internet and how it is going to help set the world free. The Internet is the fastest growing form of communication and is becoming more and more common in the home. Companies these days do big business over the Internet, and online shopping has grown tremendously in the last few years. For instance, the online auction site eBay sells millions of items every year online. Many companies are making even more plans to expand their business to the Internet. Unfortunately, there have been numerous attempts lately to censor the Internet....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Internet Pornography - Internet Pornography Material that is reserved for adult use has been widely available to everyone via the Internet. Without any regulation the Internet has remained untouched until a few days ago when the president passed the Communications Decency Act. This law was put into effect to put an end to the problems that have derived from the Internet. The CDA makes it a crime to knowingly send "indecent" material that could be viewed by a minor over a computer online service or on the Internet computer network....   [tags: Cyberporn Research Papers] 1088 words
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Internet Security - Security on the Internet How do you secure something that is changing faster than you can fix it. The Internet has had security problems since its earliest days as a pure research project. Today, after several years and orders of magnitude of growth, is still has security problems. It is being used for a purpose for which it was never intended: commerce. It is somewhat ironic that the early Internet was design as a prototype for a high-availability command and control network that could resist outages resulting from enemy actions, yet it cannot resist college undergraduates....   [tags: essays research papers] 2385 words
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Internet Security - Internet Security What will US politics and the economy be like as we progress through the twenty-first century. There is no single vision, but many people perceive a type of digital democracy. The use of information via Internet or World Wide Web will dramatically change politics and the way government takes place. For example, a digital democracy can inform people about political candidates and issues. Volunteers also use email and web sites to encourage people to go to the polls and vote for their candidate....   [tags: essays research papers] 776 words
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Internet Cookies - Internet Cookies Most Experienced Web visitors and even new ones know about cookies these days. Cookies are small data files that are being put on your hard drive by Web sites when you visit them. They do this for many different reasons. One of them is to identify you as a distinctive visitor by identifying your Web browser software. When your return to the Web site that has stored a cookie, it will search your computer for those cookies, and they will know what you were doing in the past. It may update your cookie....   [tags: Essays Papers] 567 words
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Employee Privacy Report - As companies continue to grow and communication continues to be one of the most important factors to a successful business there are many forms that it takes on. From e-mail, the internet, and the social media a whole companies embrace the innovation of technology to enhance the flow of communication from every level of the organization. Communication has taken on many forms, but companies and its users must have policies in place to protect themselves. Businesses want to enhance their business through improving the way the organization communicates with its employees....   [tags: Communication, Information, Security] 950 words
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The International Bill That Threatens Online Privacy - Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and Protect Intellectual Property Act (PIPA) were big bills recently in the EU and America that caught the attention of nearly every internet user. It was hard to not notice these two bills. These legislations would have pushed copyright infringement on many sites and much of the internet as it is known would have been shut down. On January 18, big sites such as Wikipedia, and Google blacked out their site for a day. This sent a loud and clear message to the creators of this bill and they put it on indefinite hold....   [tags: U.S. Law]
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Privacy in the Age of Digital Social Media - The usage of digital technology is always increasing, and the people are aware of it, and are aware of various benefits that technology brings to them. They are always connected, able to contact almost anyone from anywhere, and they have access to the biggest source of information in their pockets. But, people seem to forget one thing - how much data technology creates. Facebook statuses, photo albums, videos, tweets - when reminded, most of people will remember these. But they are not the only data created....   [tags: Digital Technology, Advancements]
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Long Range Effects of the Internet on Society - Long Range Effects of the Internet on Society Whenever any major development in society is conceived, such as when phoneswere introduced, problems ensue. The internet, because of it's modern nature is not really well dealt with when it comes to existing legislation. The solutions to anyproblems with the 'net are so complex that any legislation that could ensue might threatento infringe upon the rights and privileges that Americans enjoy today. "Virtualcommunities could help citizens revitalize democracy, or they could be luring us into anattractively packaged substitute for democratic discourse."(Rheingold 276) "What if thehopes for a quick technological fix of what is wrong...   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers] 631 words
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Internet Pornography and the Need for Increased Censorship - You hit enter, waiting patiently for some information about the White House to come up so you can begin your report for Social Studies. The next thing that comes up isn't exactly what you're looking for. Naked women, horses, whips, and other devices commonly used for sexual acts of dominion and bestiality pop up on your screen. You know your not supposed to see that, but there's just a little bit of curiosity that makes you look around to see if anyone is watching. You continue on to see what else is behind that screen....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Essays] 1266 words
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What are the security problems and solutions of the Internet? - Internet has vital impact in our life nowadays as it becomes more and more popular. It allows us to have wider range of communication and interaction, to exchange and share experiences, thoughts, information, and to make business online. Without doubt, internet make our life more easier, internet banking system allow us to manage our bank accounts, paying bills without queuing, online shops allow us to make purchase without going out, online education, publication and article postings allow us learn more than what we get from text book, and a lot more....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Internet Security Systems - According to a 2002 survey by the FBI, "the threat from computer crime and other information security breaches continues unabated and...the financial toll is mounting." Some disturbing statistics include: * 90 percent of those responding had at least one security problem. * 85 percent had detected viruses on their computers. * 80 percent said that they had lost money due to a security problem. * 75 percent reported frequent online attacks. Financial losses from Internet security problems continue to grow....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Applying Quantitative Marketing Techniques to the Internet - The Quantitative Challenges from Click stream Data A common thread through all techniques discussed is the need for data. Fortunately, a natural byproduct of users accessing WWW pages is a dataset that contains the sequence of URLs they visited, how long they viewed them, and at what time. This dataset is called the click stream. To maximize its potential, managers can merge the click stream with demographic and purchase information. Three potential sources exist for collecting click stream data: (1) The host server (the computer of the site being visited) keeps a record of visits, usually called a server log....   [tags: essays research papers] 1559 words
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Communicating Via Social Networking - The Internet is a global network system used commonly in 21st century society. Although it is easy to use, it is easily misused. It is essential to realize that “this great tool is just that, a tool, not a lifestyle” (“What are the Effects of Social Media on Our Youth?” 1). The youth is the future generation; however, children are growing up amongst a sea of electronic media. For centuries, communication has been face to face, and as a child, one learns communication skills that are used throughout their lives....   [tags: internet, social media, face to face]
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Effects of User’s Perceived Security on their Usage of Online Banking and e-Payment Facilities - With the innovative changes in everyday life since the creation of the internet, the banking sector is no exception. The creation of value-added services through the internet such as online transactions and online banking, the traditional landscape of banking has been transformed to new lengths. Day to day banking and similar financial transactions through the digital medium have positively affected the live of many due to the derived benefits such convenience to complete financial transactions at their leisure....   [tags: Internet Security ]
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The Outsourcing of Private Medical Information Offshore - The Outsourcing of Private Medical Information Offshore The estimated $20 billion medical transcription industry[1] turns a doctor’s audio notes into an electronic record. These notes could contain diagnosis, x-ray analysis or a myriad of information essential for communication between healthcare providers[2]. It could also contain sensitive information such as whether a patient has cancer, a sexually transmitted disease, or some other information that the patient would like to keep private. Transcription can be a costly, timely process; so much so that a great deal of this work is outsourced outside of the hospital to be processed....   [tags: Medicine Medical Privacy Globalization]
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Hackers Are Criminals - Hacking is the practice of changing the features of a system, in order to accomplish a goal outside of the maker’s inventive purpose. These actions may result in someone finding information that does not belong to them and using it to access personal accounts. There are three categories of hackers; black hats, white hats, and gray hats. With regard to this, it depends on the job of the hacker. For instance, black hat hackers are well-known for the common cybercrimes. These includes DOS/DDOS attacks that overload internet servers, defacing websites by hijacking control and replacing the main page photos with rude slogans, preforming identity theft, and taking remote control of dozens of perso...   [tags: hacking, privacy, security policy, technology]
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KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT AS A MANAGEMENT TOOLS - Despite the increased focus by research and industry toward improving security of our cyber infrastructures, today the protection of data, entrusted to enterprise information systems, is more challenging than ever. There are several factors underlying this trend. Data security concerns are evolving. In addition to the traditional requirements of data confidentiality, integrity and availability, new requirements are emerging such as data quality (P. Missier,2003) completeness, timeliness, and provenance....   [tags: Internet Security] 1126 words
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How Young is too Young for Facebook? - Social networking websites such as Twitter, Myspace or Facebook are becoming increasingly present in our society. Such systems allow people to communicate with each other, find old acquaintances, plan events or even share trip pictures. While teenagers have been using these services for more than ten years, a trend has been recently noticed where children younger and younger have been joining social networking websites. Under the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA) in the United States of America, any website which will contain information about someone under 13 years of age must require parental consent before said child is allowed to utilize the website....   [tags: Social Networking, Child Welfare, Online Privacy]
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Walls That Can Be Tuned - IN THIS era of telecommunications when most systems are being made wireless, the need for security has increased tremendously because various signals need to be protected and isolated from each other. Meeting both these requirements simultaneously can present a host of challenges. Currently, mobile communication and Wireless Internet Local Area Network (WLAN) systems are being designed on the basis of a detailed analysis of Radio Frequency (RF) coverage and capacity requirements. Security and privacy issues can be addressed through good design but "eavesdropping" continues to be a real vulnerability....   [tags: Technology Privacy Research Paper] 1825 words
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The Pros and Cons of Three Types of Online Communities- Chat Rooms, Social Network Sites, and Online Classrooms - An online community is a network of people who come together and communicate online, usually because of a common interest or goal. There are many different types of online communities. Some examples of online communities are: email distribution lists, message boards and newsgroups, instant message (IM) services, chat rooms, blogging sites, social networking sites such as MySpace and Facebook, and online classrooms/school groups. I intend to discuss three of these types of online communities – chat rooms, social network sites, and online classrooms/school groups – and look into the pros and cons of using each of these....   [tags: internet, technology]
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The Legal Issues Surrounding Packet Sniffing - During a conversation last year with a Houston-based network administrator, I asked, “Is wire sniffing at some random public WiFi hotspot illegal?” “No, not at all. It’s just passive…and besides, anyone stupid enough to pass their sensitive information over an unsecure network gets what they deserve.” As it turns out, he was wrong, but he’s not alone in his confusion. A quick search shows that many other people are curious about the legality of packet sniffing, but that the advice they get is contradictory....   [tags: Internet Security]
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Safety on the Net - The Internet is a brilliant tool for men, women and children, who are in search of information for work, school, or for just surfing the web. Kids today are so much more computer savvy than the older generation because they are taught at an early age how to operate them and how to communicate with family and friends on them. Cyber predators are always lurking through the internet to find our children to abduct and sexually abuse or in some cases even murder them. It is vital that all parents understand that children can be indirectly victimized through conversation, through instant messages like Yahoo, MySpace, and Facebook, as well as the transfer of sexually explicit information and materi...   [tags: Internet Predators]
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Online Communities - Communities are all about groups of individuals who share something in common. This makes going on the internet seem like an odd way to find more communities, form new ones, or strengthen pre-existing ones. The internet however is full of communities. Communities can be based upon religion, location, ethnicity, an interest, or a personal matter. The internet itself is “a global distributed data communications network” (Kirmayer, Raikhel, & Rahimi, 2013, p. 166). This is what makes the internet so full of communities because communication is the key to putting multiple individuals with commonalities into communication, which is the basis of any community....   [tags: Internet Communities, Technology]
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What has the Internet done to Radio Listenership? - What has the Internet done to Radio Listenership. Annie McBride (name changed to protect the internationally famous) is a junior at Syracuse University who hails from the land of Guinness across the Atlantic. She has regularly kept in contact with her native land by listening to and calling the premier student run radio station in the Ireland, LSRfm at the Leeds University. She was an American correspondent who informed the listeners of LSM about the latest fads, movies, and television shows in the United States....   [tags: Essays Papers]
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Dell's Successful Use of the Internet as a Selling Channel - Dell's Successful Use of the Internet as a Selling Channel Dell are currently the worlds number one PC supplier, a position in the market they took from Compaq in April 2001. In short, the company’s success story is mainly down to their innovative direct business model, which pays particular attention to the selling process where Dell completely bypasses all intermediaries and/or middlemen. This is because Michael Dell believed they add little if no value to the end product, instead just gaining a considerable mark-up for selling the product....   [tags: Business and Management Studies] 1424 words
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Internet - Challenges of B2B and B2C E-commerce - The Challenges of B2B and B2C E-commerce E-commerce “is the exchange of money for goods or services between companies and/or end consumers” (Hemond-Wilson). The most common image of e-commerce “is that of a web-based catalogue from which buyers can order products and the sellers can receive payment” (Hemond-Wilson). E-commerce has two main forms, which are business-to-business, and business to consumer. B2B e-commerce “is business which is conducted between businesses via some electronic means” and B2C e-commerce “is the exchange of money for goods or services between a company and end consumers using electronic technology” (Hemond-Wilson)....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers]
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Internet Essay - Online Anonymity and Cyberspace Crime - Online Anonymity and Cyberspace Crime The 90's internet boom gave rise to new ways of writing in through access to cyberspace. What used to be printed or handwritten on physical surfaces such as paper, cardboard, or bulletin boards has changed to 0's and 1's, bits and bytes of digitized information that can be displayed thru the projections of computer screens. Moreover, the internet has made the process of publishing one's works, writing letters, or chatting with one another much easier and convenient for everyone around the globe....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers]
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Children Should Not Use The Internet Without Their Parents' Supervision - Children should not use the Internet without their Parents' Supervision Internet is a network that virtually connects computers around the world. It has an address network which makes communication possible between the computers. It is an open phone line and an open television channel to millions of people around the world who can communicate anonymously (Palmer, 2006). People use it to exchange files and e-mails, to surf the World Wide Web, to download songs or other types of files, to take part of discussion boards, and to send instant messages....   [tags: Child Development] 1971 words
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Selling and offering information on the internet brings with it a list - Selling and offering information on the internet brings with it a list of legal and corporate issues. Legal and corporate issues The growth of e-commerce has enabled M&S to involve and expand their business from their stores to the world of internet. Marks and Spencer is increasingly using the internet for electronic commerce, selling goods to consumers and also offer a range of information about the available products and services. However selling and offering information on the internet brings with it a list of legal and corporate issues....   [tags: Computer Science] 846 words
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Vonage Makes Phoning Through the Internet Convenient and Cheap - I read an article that I found very interesting and in relation to economics that we talk about in class. The article was titled, “Vonage Makes Phoning Through the Internet Convenient and Cheap.” I found this article on the Personal Technology site from the Wall Street Journal. The article is written by Walter S. Mossberg and it was published on February 26th 2004. When I saw the title of this article it automatically caught my attention because at my job a lot of customers have been asking me about this Vonage and I didn’t even know what it was....   [tags: essays research papers] 521 words
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Cyber Crime - ... This device allowed the repetition of a series of steps in the weaving of special fabrics. This resulted in a fear amongst Jacquard's employees that their traditional employment and livelihood were being threatened. They committed acts of sabotage to discourage Jacquard from further use of the new technology. This is the first ever recorded cybercrime. Today computers have come a long way, with neural networks and Nano-computing promising to turn every atom in a glass of water into a computer capable of performing a Billion operations per second....   [tags: fraud, bullying, internet] 838 words
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Government Surveillance vs Privacy - Is the American government trustworthy. Edward Joseph Snowden (2013) released to the United States press* selected information about the surveillance of ordinary citizens by the U.S.A.’s National Security Agency (N.S.A.), and its interconnection to phone and social media companies. The motion picture Citizenfour (2014), shows the original taping of those revelations. Snowden said that some people do nothing about this tracking because they have nothing to hide. He claims that this inverts the model of responsibility....   [tags: Communications Surveillance, 2015]
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Making the DDHG-DisHarmony Web Database System Publicly Available - I recommend against funding the proposal to develop and make publicly available the "DDHG-DisHarmony" web database system based on the model of the LPA's "Deadbeats Database" without addressing some minor technical and serious ethical concerns. While the suggested model is technically adequate to achieve its purposes, due to the nature of the information to be presented, I find it to be insufficient in its implementation. Ethically, there is the potential for grave violations of privacy and confidentiality that should be considered....   [tags: Internet] 839 words
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Status Update - Status Update “Tom Mullaney was a lively 15-year old boy with no history of being bullied, but all it took to shred his world apart was one night with 12 threatening Facebook messages from 6 of his classmates. His father found him in the shed at the back of the garden, hanged” (Doucet 1). Situations like this occur more and more as social networking grows in popularity, especially among adolescents. Though many individuals own accounts on social sites, privacy settings may not exist or are not enforced, leaving millions of users vulnerable to attack....   [tags: social networking, privacy, cyber bullying]
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The Shaping Of Cyber And Offline Identities Through Blogging - Blogging can be defined as the process of creating, maintaining, and updating a web journal (web log) and the consequences of the process. It involves reading, writing, more reading, commenting, and other technical aspects of maintaining a blog. Individuals blog for several reasons. One of the most popular reasons is to easily publish and get readers for the his/her writings. There is no pestering editor, and there is no screening process. Anything (s)he needs to convey can be published into the blogosphere with the click of a button, and could reach out to millions of readers....   [tags: Internet Blogs] 1408 words
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Technology vs Privicy - The author, Lori B Andrews, in the article “Technology and Fundamental Rights” states that “people had no rights to keep them alone because technologies could now track and record what they did.”(49)Technology helps to invading people’s lives. It makes people have no privacy. The act of surveillance was operating since the 20th century due to political and security purpose. In the book “1984”, citizens were monitored by telescreen, thought police and microphone. The government was in charge of controlling their minds....   [tags: technolgy and rights, Lori B Andrews]
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Information Technology - Information technology is a term that is used to encompass all forms of technology that is used in creating and storing as well as exchanging and using information in its various forms. These are numerous forms that IT can be used for and these can include still images and motion pictures as well as multimedia presentations and business data. The term IT is convenient as it can be used to include both telephones as well as computer technology under the same banner. Information Technology is the driving force of what has become known in certain circles as “the information revelation"....   [tags: internet, skype]
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Web Personalization - According to Chen et.al. (2009) , usability refer to the overall Website layout and functionality. Therefore in a WPS, usability means that all personalize tools and functions should have essential usability features such reliable, speed, informative and ease of use. For example, personalized Website should easily accessible, easy to navigate through, have credibility, and have a positive experience to a user. Measuring success or effectiveness of a WPS is important for businesses and users, since Websites today, have access to incredible amount of data about the visitors and users to their Websites, the preferences and their behavior (Peyton, 2003; Peyton, 2003; Shearin & Lieberman, 2001)....   [tags: Internet] 777 words
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Free Speech - Free Speech “Whoever would overthrow the liberty of a nation must begin by subduing the freeness of speech.” These words were spoken by Benjamin Franklin, one of our nation’s founding fathers, when the United States was still a newly independent country. Free speech, which is defined as the right to express any opinion in public without censorship or restraint by the government, is a subject that is still present in the minds of many people today. At one extreme of the spectrum is a group of folks that do not care the slightest bit about free speech issues and at another end is a group of people who will vehemently fight to protect their right to free speech....   [tags: Liberty Rights Papers Internet Censorship] 2104 words
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