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Another problem that also arises from the use of internet filters and blocks is that it is a direct violation of the freedom of speech granted by the constitution. Because of the many burdens and problems internet censorship brings, it is of great importance that we keep our American internet just like our country, free. Internet censorship is nothing original for many people around the world. Several large countries around the world have been using this form of communication blocking to channel the actions of the internet away from what users... ... middle of paper ... ...Republic of China. (2001): 5.
With computers on the rise, and the government converting to computers, the government needed a way to discourage and prosecute someone that damaged or gained access to the government’s information, and any other kind of computer. This law was also made to protect any kind of businesses computers or servers. The CFAA also is considered a net that Congress throws all the bad fish in. Including “fraud, hacking, piracy, DOS (Denial of Service) attacks, trafficking passwords, (selling, stealing, and buying passwords), and distributing malicious code.” To summarize the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act it protects “anything that connects to the internet”. Computers were on the rise (being used more often), and so were computer crimes.
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But I think that we very likely would have more murders and more speeders if we didn't have laws as a deterrent. Internet is growing constantly and is becoming a hard to regulate the entire world networks and every country has it's own laws, policies, and ethical values. Until this day we have come up with technical standards for the entire Internet but there are not yet ethical standards that rule the World Wide Web. Governments of the world should nurture laws and standards for ethical issues for this huge network. Also we need to be aware of Internet threats and learn how to protect our privacy when using the Internet.
ACTA is an international bill that has some great potential, but lacks proper structure, therefore most of the internet, as it is known, will be shutdown or deemed illegal in many of the established countries around the world. The Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (also known as ACTA), is an international bill that was kept secret since its creation in 2008. It eventually leaked onto the internet and caused an isolated outrage but not a very large one. Many internet users continued on with their daily lives unbeknownst to them that there was even such a thing as ACTA. While ACTA was being secretly conducted, two new bills, specific to the United States, called the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and Protect Intellectual Property Act (PIPA) caught the nation’s attention.