Another disadvantage is that the internet can cause the user to get distracted and waste time on social websites such as facebook or seek information for personal use wasting, company time. There is always the possibility that an employee will view and download inappropriate material. Of course as with doing anything on the internet there is a security risk from viruses, spyware and hackers. Using the internet to send email is now common place within the business world. There are 144.8 billion emails sent daily around the globe, but only 14% of these are deemed important (2012, mashable.com).
In our enthusiasm for e-mail, however, we would be unwise to abandon the post office altogether. For some purposes, e-mail is a poor substitute for "snail mail," both in our personal lives and in the business world. There is no denying that e-mail has many advantages over regular mail. The most obvious advantage is speed. We can send e-mail around the world in a matter of minutes with no more effort than it takes to press a few keys on the computer.
Simply, because they can download a pirated copy for free from P2P software or on torrents. Many people around the world are concern about their privacy when using the internet, especially when they enter their bank account number to check their bank balan... ... middle of paper ... ...ecover from these attacks. According to Solutionary’s 2013 Global Threat Intelligence Report, some companies are paying up to $6,500 dollars an hour to recover their website from a DDos attack (3). My company could face a lot of losses from a DDos attack such as, the cost in recovering from a DDos attack, and the loss in selling a product because the users couldn’t purchase it simply because they couldn’t access the website. There are lots of concerns I have to think about when working in a field of computer science and technology.
The disadvantage of such easy access is that consumers can access content that they may not be authorized to view for free. Downloading of digital pirated data being just a click away, many internet users are resorting to illegal sites or the peer-to-peer (P2P) networks. The extent of this problem is so much so that 25% of traffic on the Internet today is one resulting from copyright infringement. The progress in digital technology has enabled the production of countless replicas inexpensively and their distribution on Internet without any hassles. Content produced without copy-protection measures, the availability of high-speed internet and cheap storage means available online; all contribute to the rising incidence of piracy.
These problems range from lack of trust to serious concerns about Internet safety and access to private data. The way email marketing treats our private data is a major concern. Email marketing is an effective way of advertising and much cheaper than any other media (infront webworks) but it is important to put in consideration that each one has his/her privacy, which cannot be accessed. Email marketing can access personal information from emails. Consumer online life may not seem to be tracked as he/she accesses the Internet.
Search engines sometimes give inaccurate information as some of them might be outdated and not useful. Scam is another greater concern, here is what pc news magazine mention about scam" Consumers who respond to online get-rich-quick scams are likely to have their details added to "sucker lists" which are used by scammers to identify potential victims, the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has warned." (http://www.pcmag.co.uk/news/1161151).Scam can be in the form of pop ups to which internet users can't surf the web anymore without being assaulted by annoying ads that suddenly appear on their computer screens pitching everything from cheap airline tickets to spy cameras and sometimes even producing executable files without your knowledge. An example is what could happen in reality to some internet users, falling into internet dialler scam. Basically the unsuspecting user unwillingly downloads the software that alters their usual ISP (internet service provider) dial up number t... ... middle of paper ... ...P SP2 or a web browser that does not support ActiveX will probably not get hit with the spyware if they visit the server.
The addicting power of the internet has lessen the use of printing many would say, with word spreading across the web so quickly customers do not want to wait until tomorrow to hear the latest gossip or newest revelations, they would rather go online and found out right then right now. Entertainment has used the Internet to their advantage with the access to online radio, television and even movies, but ever since entertainment has been available online has it taken the spotlight from television? The Internet is one of the most controversial, yet essential and applicable piece of communication one could have in today’s modern world. Writing began nearly twelve thousand years ago with symbolic writing. Then in 1700 BC the Canaanite alphabet was created, followed by the Phoenician alphabet in 800 BC, then finally the Greek alphabet in 300 BC that we still use today.
That said, the advantages of the Internet far outweigh the disadvantages, and millions of people each day benefit from using the Internet for work and for pleasure. 2°) The disadvantages of internet Marketing You can leave the businessman feeling isolated. We can say that the information is Overloaded. We can also talk about the flexibility of the internet marketing with the promotion companies on the Internet who can easily change and get the right direction as soon as the company starts working. If you wanted to get information any other way from these countries, you may end up having to go there.
What people can’t say in person, usually want to say online, but regulation doesn’t monitor most cyberbullying and people should be able to stop what others say. People should be able delete mean comments that are for the world to see to prevent something life threatening such as someone wanting to commit suicide. Suicide is a HUGE reason why social media should be regulated more because what people say online can change someone’s life completely. Internet regulation is overall a great safe method of the internet. Regulation can save people from many situations but in also can hold back people from perusing in something good.
Reducing Employee Productivity Loss, After Connecting to the Internet Overview Today companies continually search for ways to improve efficiency, and Internet e-mail has helped to achieve this goal. One of the problems not foreseen in connecting the office to the Internet is the millions of Web sites that exist. Making it simple for workers to connect to the Internet allows users to waste time, money, and bandwidth, only to return with virus-laden files as souvenirs of their efforts. This report examines corporate need for effective Internet controls, and strong access policies. Topics Covered · Web Surfing Costs · Unauthorized Access, Attacks, and Virus Contamination · Network Security · Creating a Network Use Policy Web Surfing Costs Costs are contained if employees use the Internet at work as intended.