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maintaining a "shopping basket" of goods you have selected to purchase during a session at a site, site personalisation (presenting different pages to different users), tracking a particular user's access to a site. This day and age, it is undisputed that computers are one of the greatest tools for a person to have, and a not having a connection to the internet is a dreadful; thought for others. The programs that are used by internet servers are a technology that advance so quickly, that it is difficult for a user to know with what he or she is exactly interacting. For example, if a user were to be browsing through a web site to buy a product, the web site (the server) could build a cookie for the user. The information that a cookie collects is claimed to be harmless by the w... ... middle of paper ... ...may be one answer to this fear of privacy protection but, ultimately it is the responsibility of the internet users and servers to stay informed of the many different risks of the internet.
Some sites don’t list reviews, photos, or description of the product; if that’s the case you shouldn’t buy anything item from that website. Another danger is phishing, phishing is the activity of defrauding an online account holder of financial information by posing as a legitimate company. When customers are fooled into thinking they are dealing with a retailer. Some fake retailers scam you to buy a product, and get your card information and everything. The consumers are actually feeding information to a system operated to a malicious
The article continues: “Where are employees wasting most of their time these days? It is not the water cooler". Companies that want to improve efficiency are looking to rein in Web surfing workers.” In a Christmas 1999 article about electronic greeting cards, ZDNN (1999) reported: “There is rising corporate fervor against opening unnecessary files amid concerns about excessive personal usage among employees.” Unauthorized Access, Attacks, and Viruses Web sites proliferate as a means of corporate promotion, customer service, and commerce. Unauthorized Internet access in the form of Web site intrusions, breaches and viruses can lead to lost time, money, information, or worse. Internet Hackers work to crack passwords, breaking into corporate networks believed secure.
E-commerce is controversial but the advantages of it greatly outweigh the disadvantages. To begin with, e-commerce offers consumers speed and convenience. E-shopping involves a web site that sells goods and/or services without the direct, face to face, contact between the vendor and the customer. This process is easy and only takes a few clicks before the client/customer has bought themself something. Compared to the traditional way of shopping, online shopping is far more convenient.
Another convenience of online shopping is that it is time and energy saving.When we shop for items in the shopping mall, we would have to go from one store to another to look for a specific item, which sometimes we don’t end up finding. This usually puts us in a chain of travelling from one place to another, which is generally very tiring and time consuming. However, with online shopping, all this waste of energy and time can be subtracted; as we would not have to wait for opening hours, face pushy st... ... middle of paper ... ...rks? Howstffworks. Retrieved from http://money.howstuffworks.com/identity-theft4.htm Pahnila, S., & Warsta, J.
Using someone else’s account without their authorization denies companies their rightful profit. There is also the potential harm that comes because someone doesn’t secure their Wi-Fi. It allows unauthorized access and in some cases allows firewalls and filters which have been established for security and safety particularly for minors to be evaded and ignored. In... ... middle of paper ... ...u.edu/administration/legal_computing/policy/main_policies.html Kashi, J. (2004, May).
The internet, the world’s largest network, connects households, consumers, businesses, and governments in over 100 countries worldwide. It is growing at a fast pace, and consequently e-commerce is growing as fast, because many operations of e-commerce are conducted over the world wide web. E-commerce is conducting commerce electronically without producing paper. It includes buying and purchasing goods and services electronically, for example through the Internet. Due to scope of possibilities a retailer has to reach new customers and suppliers all over the world, and the time savings due to emails, e-commerce is growing at a very high pace.
The Concern of Children's Safety on the Internet During the last decade, the number of households using the Internet has increased dramatically. The United States Department of Defense started to use a network similar to today's Internet in the 1960s. Professors in universities all across the country later followed this idea and established their own system. The World Wide Web, the common, everyday section of the Internet, started approximately a decade ago. "Surfing the Web" has become easier since its inception, and the number of users has skyrocketed into the millions (Department of Education).