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The Dangers Our Children Face on the Internet

- We live in a society that thrives on technology; it is pervasive throughout our daily lives. Everyone seems to have an iPod, cell phone, or laptop with them at all times. We have become a completely connected society with our Twitter, MySpace, and Facebook. It is hard to argue that technology hasn’t improved our lives through medicine, communication, and entertainment. Our children face an increasing number of dangers on the Internet. Sexual predators, cyber bullying, and pornography are the most prevalent dangers our children face on the Internet; the best way to protect them is to be an involved and informed Parent....   [tags: Internet Safety]

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The Internet Is A Hub For Information

- ... She never actually watches one video to completion. Confirming the attitude we take toward the internet. At such a young age, there is a similarity in behavior found that suggests diminished concentration and the lack of desire to stay focused to retain information. Similarly, within my group of friends and family, the internet is always with us. We carry it in our back pocket or in our purses and access it constantly. Our spare time seems to be consumed by it and we tend to create our own cyber world with our heads down focused on the device....   [tags: Mind, Psychology, Thought, Internet]

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Google and the Internet: Helpful or Hurtful

- In Nicholas Carr's article "Is Google Making Us Stupid", he make an argument is that most people do not think about. He believes that the internet is affecting the human thought process and how we process information in our technological age. Carr heavily refers to Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey, in which he uses this story as a starting point to describe how the internet has affected him. Carr mainly focuses on the scene from Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey, where a supercomputer, HAL, is be taken apart by the very man it tried to kill....   [tags: internet, tools, thought process]

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Internet Harassment: The Flip Side of Internet Fame

- In the article The Flip Side of Internet Fame by Jessica Bennett, Internet harassment is thoroughly made aware to inform active social network users of its solemnity. Real life scenarios of people who suffered from public humiliation or social desecration are presented. Bennett makes her argument conclusive by addressing her audiences' pathos and ethos appeal, sourcing credible individuals throughout the article and stressing the agony and ignominy that the listed individuals perceived. Furthermore, the author demonstrates how critical it is to be conscious about the possibility of not recovering from a fatal encounter on a social network and also raises the question: “What's to stop a perso...   [tags: jessica bennett, internet, social network]

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The Benefits of the Internet in Education

- Innovation has always been a defining feature of Humans, ever since an early ancestor of ours discovered how to use shape a rock into a hybrid hammer/axe tool. Eventually, we were able to harness and control fire. Then, some bright person discovered how to use scratches in clay tablets to record their business transactions: the early beginning of written language. The the development of writing added a new dimension to their rich oral tradition, allowing people to read the teachings and stories of people they had never met....   [tags: Pro Internet Essays]

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Cyber Security And The Internet Security

- ... Internet has made possible to experience events, lifestyle globally by allowing business to operate e-commerce. Where Internet has created a lot of simplicity and opportunities to individuals, it has also put the personal information of individuals at risk. The authors of "Repelling The Cyberattackers." states that security breaches due to malware cost victims more than $500 billion each year worldwide, according to a study by the University of Singapore and market research firm IDC (p2). It has been more difficult to pinpoint and block Cyber security threats from the network, because they use cloaking techniques and alias IP addresses....   [tags: Security, Computer security, Internet]

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Internet Censorship and Education in China

- The Internet is a key to innovation. In the United States, the Internet has had a positive effect on education. It has widened the amount and type of resources available for research, provided students with effective methods of collaboration (discussion boards and forums), and has allowed for social networking to become less formal and more widespread. This has not happened in China. The “Great Firewall” is inhibiting China and thus curbing its innovation. Academic freedom is a First Amendment right that is recognized by the American government; however, China’s academic freedom is “constrained by the Communist Party’s monopoly on power, which is enshrined in the Constitution, and by the...   [tags: Internet Censorship in China]

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My Interpretation of the History of the Internet

- In the Beginning Have you ever wondered what prompted the invention of the Internet. Let’s take a look at a timeline of sorts to tell the story. 1957 In 1957, Russia would launch the first artificial earth satellite (Sputnik) into orbit and thus starting us on this trek of technological supremacy that would be felt globally. (Kristula, 1974-1983) This is a very small footprint within this document, but this was the small stone that was thrown into a very large pond with ripples that are still being felt today....   [tags: invention of the internet, timeline]

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Censorship Of The Internet : Censorship

- Internet Censorship- Research Paper By Lyle Tamlyn (43669182) Throughout the world there has been an increase in discussions regarding “Censorship of the Internet”, explain how Censorship can work in some instances but in others it can be a detriment to society. According to Amnesty International (2014), internet censorship is the control and suppression of online information or services by government or other stakeholder institutions. It is enforced by monitoring chat rooms and forums, deleting blogs, blocking websites and re-routing search results....   [tags: Pornography, Internet, Freedom of speech]

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A Brief History of the Internet

- The internet is a joint system of networks used to connect billions of other networks around the world. It is because of it that we are able to communicate with others, build businesses, conduct researches, share our knowledge, work from home, and grow into what we are today along with great technology. When you think about it, the internet is essential to life many of us would be lost if it was to disappear. But despite the good use there are some drawbacks that make this great invention not so great after all....   [tags: arpanet, internet privacy]

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Internet Addiction Disorder ( Iad )

- ... There is a program called Digital Detox at Shambhalah Ranch in Northern California set up to treat people who admit to internet and mobile device addiction. For 72 hours, the 11 participants, who 've paid from $595 for a twin bed to $1,400 for a suite, eat vegan food, practice yoga, swim in a nearby creek, take long walks in the woods, and keep a journal about being offline. (Typewriters are available for anyone not used to longhand.) The ranch is two-and-a-half hours north of San Francisco, so most guests come from the Bay Area, although a few have flown in from Seattle and New York....   [tags: Internet, Sociology, Facebook, Addiction]

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The Pros and Cons of Internet Pornography

- Dating back all the way to the 1980’s, before the internet, pornography was still a very popular and readily accessible phenomenon sweeping the nation. Many groups have tried to shut down the whole institution for the stigma it has of being very distasteful and obscene. These groups, including feminists, religious groups, and even the Reagan administration, for years, have been working toward legislation to outlaw pornography.(Suderman) What they don’t realize is that they are actually trying to remove a safe and creative sexual outlet for many people....   [tags: The Benefits of Internet Pornography]

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The Problem Of Internet Addiction

- ... I have concentrated on these disciplines throughout my college career and believe they are directly applicable to my research project. I have learned a great deal about the topic of internet addiction throughout my IDS studies. Based on my research I believe that those who overuse the internet can be treated through cognitive behavioral therapy, much like those who suffer from other addictions. I know that internet addiction spans all ages, both sexes, and individuals from all socio-economic backgrounds....   [tags: Addiction, Internet, Research]

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The Internet And Its Effects

- ... What he is saying is that a strong religion and morality are the basis of any spiritual path, including Christianity. To have a strong moral support system such as family and community could perhaps makes for a happier world. Instead people are beginning to look toward the Internet for new outlets of fulfilment because religion is simply not enough. Heidi Campbell agrees by stating that “theologians, pastors and Christian scholars have included the potential that technology might become a substitute for God, the Internet could draw people away from organized religion towards individualized spiritualties, and that the Internet might re-shape notions of traditional ritual and community”....   [tags: Religion, Christianity, Internet, Pornography]

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Parents Concern on Internet Addication

- Think about those days when you was younger that you particular enjoy doing every single time of your life. For some people it would be watching TV, playing with toys, playing on game systems, or being on the computer. For my case, it is being on the computer. I enjoy being on the computer since it came into my life that allow myself to surfing the web and finding interesting things that I find attracted to. I mostly am on the computer when I come home from school and would be glued on the screen until I have to get off....   [tags: internet access, sports, tv]

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How the Internet Affects Children

- Children of all ages everywhere these days seem to only depend on the internet. The internet is an amazing creation, but people take advantage of it. Since there is internet there is access to all kinds of social media, games, and all sorts of other things. However, because of today’s society internet is one of the only things kids use and go on, whether it’s go on Facebook for hours or watch ridiculous videos on YouTube, the internet is taking a negative turn towards children, their brains, smartness, and attitude....   [tags: internet is a Pandora's box]

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The Internet Increases Social Isolation

- Inside the majority of American households rest the unlimited territory of the internet. The unlimited and always advancing possibilities have unlocked powerful new tools in communication and socialization. Tools such as: long distance visual communication, international circulation of personal thoughts, and massively multiplayer online role-playing games (MMORPG) have all led to a closer but more distant community of people. The positive side can attribute to the fact that the younger generation seems more in tune with their international counterparts....   [tags: Internet Technology and Social Isolation]

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The Benefits of Internet Pornography

- Since it is associated with graphic and sexually explicit content, pornography is quickly dismissed from society. Many people view it as obscene and find it unfortunate that such content exists. However, pornography is a medium of expression that has existed for thousands of years and contrary to the conservative views that many people have, it has allowed its audiences and participants to benefit economically, technologically and socially. Pornographic and erotic works have closely been related to technological development of the modern age....   [tags: Internet Pornography Essays]

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Social Media and Internet Regulation

- ... Great Britain has taken a literal interpretive attitude towards the legislation in contrast to the ‘proportionality’ approach used in other jurisdictions such as Germany. As a result the Act presents certain difficulties when using the law to prosecute offences such as flame trolling, as it was not until the Criminal Justice and Police Act 2001 that the law encompassed a wide spread variety of electronic communications. The MCA was applied in DPP v Connolly [2008] 1 W.L.R. 276, the respondent was found guilty of sending a grossly offensive and indecent message....   [tags: internet abuse and free speech]

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Analysis of Children Internet Addiction

- To prevent Internet addiction, it is a parent’s responsibility to raise their child(ren) on limited or no technology because parents and their children will not bond, it creates development problems, and technology becomes an abnormal necessity in a child’s life. One of the most important things to a child in today’s modern world would be technology. To them, it’s like honey to bees. Things like phones, computers, Facebook, and I-pods are owned by almost everyone in the world. Why this and how this has become a problem is still being argued in all parts of the world....   [tags: internet addiction, technology, computers]

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How Today 's World Are People Are Not Fascinated With The Internet?

- ... In 2001, president of the prestigious university Massachusetts Institute of Technology(MIT) announced to put the material of all courses free of cost for the student as well as professors to listen and learn what is being taught in the university(How the Internet is Revolutionizing Education, 2011). Thus, it helped the people to learn from the best university just by sitting at their home without paying any money or even without enrolling in the university. Online classroom education is one of the best aspects of the Internet impact on the education....   [tags: Internet, History of the Internet, Education]

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Internet Marketing and Promotion Strategy

- Broad Markets Goals (monthly) Exposures Conversion Rate Conversions ATV 900K .1% 4 $750 Top 3 Sites Website Impressions Traffic Visitor Profile Demographic Segmenting Facebook.com 100,000 About 124M Methodical Spontaneous -18-52 years old -Male & Female Twitter.com 100,000 About 27M -College student or graduate -Income $28-$100k+ -Any ethnicity -Interested in starting a business or developing business marketing Linkedin.com 100,000 About 60M Ad Formats The ad format for broad marketing will be static images....   [tags: Internet Marketing Essays]

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The Internet And Its Impact On The World

- ... They can break a story the second it happens, and post it to millions of people instantly. News outlets are live tweeting events in the moment they occur, the average person is informed just as quickly as the local news source the second anything happens in the world around us. The days of waiting for the six o’clock news to get a rundown on the newest stories are long gone. Entertainment is no exception to this new fast paced industry. A television or radio show doesn’t have to be limited to the technology of the television or the radio....   [tags: Mass media, Broadcasting, History of the Internet]

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Internet and Email Viruses

- Internet & Email Threats Definition of a Computer Virus A program that infects a computer by attaching itself to another program, and propagating itself when that program is executed. A computer can become infected by files downloaded over a network, or by the installation of new software or floppy disks that are infected with viruses as well as email attachments. Some viruses are only pranks, and perform harmless actions like displaying a screen with a joke message on it. Others can destroy files or wipe out a hard drive....   [tags: Internet]

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Internet Research and Internet Plagiarism

- Internet Research and Internet Plagiarism As wonderful as it is, the Internet is not the be-all and end-all of your research. A college-level term paper that uses only the Internet for information will probably not cover its subject adequately, and thus will not receive a high grade. There are several reasons for this. For one, the Internet tends to cover subjects more superficially than the printed literature, without the depth and context provided by a book. Most Internet sources also lack explicit citations to other sources for reference; such citation is an important part of articles found in professional journals and is one of the ways in which scholarly accountability is maintained....   [tags: Internet Online Communication Essays]

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How The Internet Affects The World

- ... Another discovery is that one third of teenegers, between ages 12 througth 17, send more than 100 messages per day. Two thirds of the texters surveyed by the center’s Internet and American Life Project said they were more likely to use their cellphones to text friends than to call them. Fifty-four percent said they text their friends once a day, but only 33 percent said they talk to their friends face-to-face on a daily basis. The Kaiser Foundation reported that Americans between the ages of to 18 spend seven hours and a half a day using some sort of electronic device....   [tags: Internet, Computer, World Wide Web]

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Who owns the Internet?

- What actually is the Internet. The Internet is not a singular item, but instead millions of computers that communicate independent of a central controller and dynamically changes size based upon the number of computers that are either connecting or disconnecting. The origins of the Internet can be traced back to U.S. defense research in the late 1950’s at DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) when scientists wished to link Radar stations together as a defense against the threat of a Russian nuclear arms attack (Waldrop 78-79)....   [tags: Edward Snowden, Government, Internet]

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America Needs Internet Censorship

- Tears begin to fall down a child’s face. Her body goes into shock out of fear. Her mother warned her about watching inappropriate content, and there it was, right on her computer screen. This could not have happened though. All she was doing was casually browsing the internet before a pop-up appeared. Although it may seem hard to believe, the major cause of events such as this is the lack of censorship on the internet. Internet censorship relates to the removal of offensive, inappropriate, or controversial content published online....   [tags: Internet Pornography Essays]

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What is Internet Addiction?

- Technology is slowly becoming part off society’s daily activities. Once we wake up in the morning with the assistance from our alarm clocks, to the moment we turn off the lights to go to bed, we are regularly reminded that we are now living in a modern world. Technology is present everywhere we turn. One of the most important products of technology is the internet. The World Wide Web (www) is part of almost everyone’s everyday life. In addition to the uses of computers, we can use our hand held devices to access the internet as well....   [tags: technology, internet, games, user]

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Internet Censorship and Technology

- Since its availability to consumers in the 90’s the internet has forever changed the way one can communicate with others. With improvements in technology and an increase of emerging countries the accessibility of the internet will only increase with time. Such a possibility is fraught with problems, problems that were later brought to light by the September 11 attacks. With widespread internet usage the means to do harm increases and for some that vulnerability warrants the censoring of internet material that will aid criminals/terrorists....   [tags: Internet, Communication, Censor]

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Regulating Internet Service Providers

- The Federal Communications Commission (F.C.C.) unveiled their plan for regulating Internet service providers (ISPs) following a federal court ruling. Issued on January of this year, the ruling does not allow the F.C.C’s rules for ISPs to treat all online traffic equally (Grandoni). Tom Wheeler, head of the F.C.C., suggested strict requirements for broadband companies to disclose their practices. In another case involving Verizon, the court ruled that the F.C.C. could not treat ISPs like public utilities....   [tags: FCC, Internet Companies]

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The Creation And Development Of Internet

- With the creation and development of internet in the 1970’s, the world has not only been altered but also been revolutionized. The mass communication generated by the web would forever change the globe. The internet has carved a trail of innovative discovery by allowing boundless intellectual connection across several continents. The invention of the internet has propelled society into a new renaissance of exploration, and like the renaissance in the 14th century, the internet renaissance will provide wealth, opportunity, and intellectual progress....   [tags: Internet, World Wide Web, Hypertext]

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Governments Censoring Internet Content

- This paper explores the pros and cons of government involvement in controlling the content of the Internet. Everyday technology is getting more sophisticated, meaning that nowadays it is easy to explore about a certain issue via online connection and be near the world. In the present, as long as you have Internet connection, you have the ability to have access to all kind of information that is posted on Internet. There is a huge debate whether internet should be regulated or not, and this is excepted to continue in the upcoming years....   [tags: Gocernment Involvement, Internet]

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Internet Use in China

- Introduction The Chinese media landscape is complicated and contradictory, playing a controversial role between the Party Line and the Bottom Line (Zhao, 1998). It does affect on all types of media, Internet included, despite the fact that the government applies strict rules of control and censorship, which is against the nature itself of Internet. In order to deliver a better idea of how media work in China today, is necessary to remind where the People's Republic of China is from and what is the approach to media generally, that helps to understand the contrast based on the different ideologies behind Internet and Chinese government relating to media....   [tags: Internet Use in China]

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Internet Addiction : Content Analysis

- ... Rather than highlighting the obvious physical symptoms, these articles discussed how, when someone is addicted to the internet, similar neural pathways are used or changed. Alice Walton discusses this in her Forbes article: Research has shown that people with internet addiction have demonstrable changes in their brains – both in the connections between cells and in the brain areas that control attention, executive control, and emotion processing. Most intriguing is the fact that some of these changes are what see happening in the brains of people addicted to cocaine, heroin, special K, and other substances....   [tags: Addiction, Drug addiction, Internet, Heroin]

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Internet Access in Ghana

- Chapter 2: Literature Review 2.1 Internet Access in Ghana Information and Communication Technology has become the tool that has integrated and become resourceful in people’s lives ranging from health, politics, social, culture, entertainment and education. However, the Internet has been a valuable medium for knowledge dissemination and opportunities for development and growth. 2.1.1 SHS Students Access to Internet With all these major improvements in technology, it is proposed that students in the 21st century are “Digital Natives” [3]....   [tags: Students, technology, Internet, Computers]

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Internet Ethics and Copyrights

- Copyrights There are many things that are good about the Internet and one of them is how fast we can share information and where your information can be saved, either in the cloud or on a hard drives.  In my survey, I found that exactly half of the people use cloud storage.  There are also a growing number of places that you can get movies and music for free.  “In 1999, Napster, then acting outside the law, made it possible for consumers to access their favorite music by taking it off the Internet in the form of MP3 files” per Marketing Week.  The site was later shut down by the government but it led to the power of the Internet and the ability to downloading content without pay for it.  Ac...   [tags: Technology, Internet, Sharing Information]

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Male Behavior On The Internet

- ... When males come in contact with females on the internet on some type of social networking, it is a growing problem that some type of vulgar statement is said by the man, either sexual or violent. This whole process can be described as the disinhibition effect. This effect describes why behavior in some men change on the internet, in most cases for the worst. Many psychology tests have backed up the reasoning behind the disinhibition effect, explaining that people act differently if they cannot be seen....   [tags: Internet, MySpace, Twitter, Human behavior]

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The Internet : The Greatest Invention Of The Modern Day

- ... The Wikipedia page titled “Internet” shows that man named Timothy Berners-Lee was working at CERN to try to improve the internet. He was trying to develop a way for the physicist there to be able to share and connect their works easier. He would go on to develop a web browser called the World Wide Web. Yes that is the same www you see in nearly every URL you enter today. The first website was published in August or 1991 at CERN, and I doubt Timothy Berners-Lee knew what it would lead to (Wikipedia)....   [tags: Internet, World Wide Web, History of the Internet]

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The Right to Internet Privacy

- The world today is an internet age where there is life in and outside of the web. Outside of the internet people enjoy everything America has to offer, entertainment and job wise. Within people use the internet and social networks to contact friends and coworkers. The internet has become a tool for numerous things; so much it is unknown what people would truly do without it. The invention is so powerful and convenient, it is inevitably becoming corrupt. When the government and corporations see it as a useful spying and marketing tool, the internet is no longer such a good place to be....   [tags: Internet Age, Social Networks, Government]

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Addiction to Internet Pornography

- Pornography is becoming the most popular secret in all of America. Only 13.9% of young men don’t view pornography, and of those who do, 51% of male students and 32% of female students first viewed pornography before age 13 (Gilkerson). 21.3% of college males watch it daily or multiple times a day (Gilkerson). Not only has porn become more popular, it has become more available and much more explicit. Years ago, the most explicit pornography that one could access was a Playboy magazine, but today that is known as ‘softcore porn’....   [tags: Internet Pornography Essays]

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Internet Safety

- Viruses A person is very easy to take advantage of, because you’re on the internet and people can hack your computer if you’re not careful and take correct actions. For example, a girl was talking to a guy she was introduced to online by another friend. He sent a link to a program download for free movies and games; little did she know this was in fact a virus that enabled him to control her computer. With this advantage he sent threatening messages to her friends. Basically viruses are extremely bad, because they can delete your files and even destroy your computer....   [tags: Internet Safety, Internet, ]

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The History Of The Internet

- The internet has come a very long way in the past 50 years. New inovations such as integrated software and hardware has changed the way that poeple view and obtain information today. The internet is a global computer network connecting millions and millions of users throughout the world. "It is a network connecting many computer networks and is based on a common addressing system and communications protocol."It has become one of the fastest growing forms of communication today(Encyclodpedia Britannica 1999)....   [tags: Internet History]

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Sexual Deviancy and the Internet

- History defines us. History is what makes changes to both norms of society and what is socially acceptable for any lifestyle. That being said, how does the internet and sexual deviancy play a role in our history and how has it changed through time. What is acceptable in the terms of sexual variation now from our past as a world and as a society. Times changes and so do viewpoints on what is sexually acceptable, however, some forms of sexual deviancy such as pedophilia will never be acceptable by any standards of human decency....   [tags: Atypical Sexual Behavior, Internet Pornography]

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Internet Crimes, Torts, and Scams

- Internet Crimes, Torts, and Scams: investigation and remedies by Melise Blakeslee, was a long and confusing book. To be honest with you, I am not entirely sure what I read. This book touched bases with cybersquatting. Many public cases were introduced throughout the book and the courts decisions were discussed. Melise Blakeslee gave many practice tips to use when you are stuck in certain situations. They consisted of many practice tips to protect yourself when you are online. From what I gathered, the purpose was to focus on domain names of website....   [tags: Melise Blakeslee, investigation, website, internet]

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Online Privacy and the Internet

- More people can reach one another today than in years past because of social networking sites. The world has become a lot smaller because of sites like Facebook, MySpace, LinkedIn, and many others. There are certainly many advantages to using these resourceful social networks, such as keeping up with friends and family, sharing photos, and staying up to date with current events. Nonetheless, there is a growing concern about privacy, or the lack thereof, because of these sites. The ability to determine your privacy settings is at times confusing, and at other times, simply misleading....   [tags: Social Network Sites, Privacy, Internet]

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The Internet

- The Internet In 1973, the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) initiated a research program to investigate techniques and technologies for interlinking packet networks of various kinds. The objective was to develop communication protocols which would allow networked computers to communicate transparently across multiple, linked packet networks. This was called the Internetting project and the system of networks which emerged from the research was known as the "Internet." The system of protocols which was developed over the course of this research effort became known as the TCP/IP Protocol Suite, after the two initial protocols developed: Transmission Control Protocol (TC...   [tags: Internet Web Cyberspace]

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The Internet

- When historians look back at the latter half of the twentieth century, they might well remember it less as the time man walked on the moon and more as the time when the Internet was born. The Advancement Research Projects Agency Network, known as the ARPANET, was developed in the 1960's by the U.S. Department of Defense. This was the world's first operational informational sharing network, and the predecessor of what we now call the Internet. Although the creation of the Internet was primarily to allow the sharing of resources, its true popularity came in the ability to send and receive mail....   [tags: Internet Web Technology Innovation]

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Internet, Social Media And Money

- ... Along with Facebook, which celebrated its 50 billionth tag in July of 2010, came online photo sharing and tagging. (PeopleBrowsr and PeopleBrowsr, 2011) Not surprisingly, in 2012 businesses began using social networking sites to advertise. Prior to this, advertising choices were limited to television, newspaper, radio, magazines, billboards, and other similar methods. The cost of these methods made them difficult for small businesses to afford. The most commonly used method of determining the cost of online advertising is the cost per click method....   [tags: Facebook, Social network service, Internet]

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The Impact Of Internet On The Modern World

- ... Some changes that the Internet has today, is that it allows individuals to make a living. There are “huge corporations out there like Google, Yahoo, Bing, EBay, etc., that have the Internet to thank for their success” (“A Brief Guide to the History of the Internet”). There are several other changes that resulted from the Internet. Some of these changes are business practices and off-shoring and outsourcing becoming industry standards. Due to this, the Internet makes it simple by allowing people to work together from different parts of the world remotely without having to be in the same area....   [tags: Internet, E-mail, Social network service]

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Pros and Cons of Freedom of Speech on the Internet

- Since the Internet burst free of academic cloisters into the public domain during 1990s, it has been thoroughly debated whether the individual’s remarks and comments on the Internet should be restricted. Also this has drawn increasing attention due to popularity of the emerging social net like Facebook and Twitter in recent years. While some advocate that everyone has the right to freedom of opinion and expression, others argue that an uncontrollable medium of anarchy may occur owing to the freedom of speech....   [tags: restricted, social net, internet]

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The Impact Of Internet Usage On Society

- ... Retrieved from http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1877042813054359 Data Collection methods/Participants and participants’ recruitment methods According to the research carried out on internet addiction, a meta-analysis approach was used. The study discussed on the correlation which exists between internet addiction and the performance of the undergraduate students in the foreign countries. The participants included the undergraduate students who were in their first, second and third year of study....   [tags: World Wide Web, Internet, Academia, Addiction]

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The Internet Is More Popular Than Ever

- ... Near instant communication was developed such as electronic mail, instant messaging, discussion forums, blogs, social networking and online shopping sites. As the internet grew more and more applications or websites were created. Once the internet began to flourish countries around the world began transitioning to the internet for beneficial purposes. As for today the internet links the entire world and plays a huge role in millions of people lives. The internet is full of material and context that is extremely explicit towards adolescents, and yet because of the ease it is being viewed as pleased....   [tags: Internet, Pornography, Sexual intercourse]

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The Internet And Its Effect On Society

- ... Originally, the Internet can be seen to have remediated the telegraph whereby its similarities as a fast communication system and subsequent dependence by society were uncanny. As its accessibility increased, remediation of the hand-written letter occurred. This can be seen in the 1990’s, where electronic mail was the most popular use of the internet.5 Although initially only simple text communication functions were available, this quickly changed, growing to allow the Internet to store mass amounts of information in the form of webpages and online databases....   [tags: World Wide Web, History of the Internet, YouTube]

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Network Protocols : The Origins Of The Internet

- ... Licklider, also from MIT, wrote a series of memos describing how social interactions could be enabled through networking on a computer. The concept of a “Galactic Network”, as Licklider called it, permitted the use of computers to interconnect with other computers to access information, but on a global scale. Licklider later became the Program Director of the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA) which was a government funded program. It was established as a result of the first atomic bomb being detonated in Russia, triggering the US to invest monies into computer networks....   [tags: Internet, Computer network, Local area network]

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The Greatest Invention: The Printing Press or the Internet

- While the printing press and its effects is and will always be a significant innovation in the journalistic world of communication due to it’s ability to transform society and create mass production and circulation of texts and print, the Internet opened society to a world of new, faster and expanded resources that created new opportunities. The significant impact the Internet has had on society is far too heavy to be ranked anything less than the number one innovation of all time. The printing press came into the world in the 15th century and changed the world of communication that would never again be the same....   [tags: technology, internet, press, innovation]

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How the Internet Changed American Culture

- The internet is the best way to communicate with others. According to John Deighton in 1996, there were 35 million users online. Which is nothing compared to now. On June 30, 2012, a group call the Miniwatts Marketing Group there were 2,405,518,378 people on the internet, 1,076,518,378 users came from Asia alone. (Internet Usage Statistics). The internet is basically a communication system created by a network of computers (History of the Internet) and was invented in the year 1957 (Clare Suddath)....   [tags: Communcation, Technology, Internet]

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SOPA: Will it Protect Against Internet Piracy or Weaken Creativity?

- Over the past two decades, Internet has become a major part of people’s life. Not only that it has made human’s life much simpler, Internet has also made a huge impact on major areas such as entertainment, economics, and politics. The various possibilities that Internet has given to the public seems to be in favor for most people and the citizens of Internet; however, the government and most license owning companies, such as record studio and television network, are terrified with the possibility of a never-ending piracy crime so that they decided to take an action to stop this phenomenon....   [tags: Censorship, Internet]

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Online File Sharing and Internet Piracy

- The United States of America is a free country, then why shouldn’t the internet be free. Why should we have restrictions placed on what we can and cannot do on the internet. Every day, millions of users share files on the internet through numerous online sources. Whether they download music, movies, or software, online file-sharing can give people access to a plentiful amount of information. These files are often free and easily accessible by anyone. The practice of distributing or providing access to digitally stored information represents file sharing (Peer-to-Peer File-Sharing and Copyright Infringement: Are You Vulnerable?)....   [tags: downloading music, internet, laws]

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10 Ways to Determine Information Credibility on the Internet

- Conducted research or studies on the Internet happen to be part of a standard pattern of behavior that considered normal in our society. The Internet helps the majority number of worker and students to find information. The problem is determine if the information is credibility for student, worker. The Internet offers an excess amount of knowledge, and this knowledge is available via the Internet coming from countless sources; reliable and unreliable. Anybody can place anything at whatever time and whenever....   [tags: Internet, credibility, ]

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The Internet and How Society Consumes Media

- Currently our society is in the midst of a media shift. Although there is still a need for traditional media, online media is finding its place in consumers needs. It’s important for professionals in the journalism industry to take note and understand the direction this change is taking. Gaskins and Jerit (2012) contributed their research on this topic and introduce it by sharing, “these findings have important implications for researchers and industry executives who seek to understand the changing nature of the media environment and its effects on the mass public” (p....   [tags: Traditional Media Outlets, Internet]

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Bad Effects of The Internet: Cyber Crime

- Nowadays with the growth of internet usage among people, there are always bad effect of internet. One of the problems that always occur in internet is cybercrime or scam. According to Brittanica.com cyber-crime also can be define as computer crime which the use of a computer as an instrument to further illegal ends, such as committing fraud, trafficking in child pornography and intellectual property, stealing identities, or violating privacy. Cybercrime, especially through the Internet, has grown in importance as the computer has become central to commerce, entertainment, and government....   [tags: fraud, bullying, internet]

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What Is Internet Privacy?

- ... Through the google map, people could see the street view on the computer without going there physically. However, this kind of technology has raised the issue of privacy. In 2011, google suspend the street view service in Germany. The reason might be that many Germany residents wanted their houses to be blurred, which will take a lot of work for google. The street view also took photos when people are doing something that they don’t want to be known by others. (Ho, 2011) Therefore, Google street view might have violated your privacy....   [tags: Internet, MySpace, Social network service]

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How the Internet Has Changed Everyday Life

- 1. What are the different forms of social media that exist today. Provide examples of different social media and their primary purposes. There are several types of social media that exists on the Internet today. Each allows the user to communicate with other in a variety of ways. Internet gaming sites such as Pogo, Iwin, GSN.com allow people from all over the world to play team or individual games. A chat gives players the option to interact with others. Social Networking websites such as Facebook and MySpace provide the means for friends and family to share thoughts, stories, and pictures at any time....   [tags: Internet Essays]

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The Invention And Evolution Of The Internet

- Introduction The invention and evolution of the internet as a fast means of communication that can be done across the globe in a matter of seconds, and the world wide web and its applications where companies can showcase their products and services on their own website or on social media has revolutionized how companies are handling business today (Laudon & Laudon, 2009). Yahoo. Yahoo!, Inc. is an international technological company that offers online technological services for instance a search engine that bring you rich results, online properties (Yahoo....   [tags: World Wide Web, Internet, Web search engine]

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Dangers of the Internet

- Surfing the Internet can truly be fun sometimes. Many times you don’t realize how long you been in there until you sign out and your server tell you that you have spent many hours surfing the net, either that or the sunshine begins to bug you. Yet there’s something that has began to bother me every time I surf the net. I feel that I just can’t trust anyone. People are using this way of communication to be free about anything .It scares me how it is so easy to create identities through the digital world of computers to surf the life of the Internet....   [tags: Internet Pornography]

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Internet Censorship Preserves Cultural Values

- Internet Censorship preserves cultural values in the UAE It is undeniable that the Internet has played a vital role in shaping communities and transforming worldviews. It has been a tool for communication across languages and cultures, bridging gaps among races and an avenue for sharing knowledge and experience. Interestingly, this is the very reason why Internet usage has been controlled and subjected to close supervision by the government in many countries such as China, North Korea and even the UAE....   [tags: Internet, Communication, Control, China]

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Internet Wars: SOPA, PIPA and CISPA

- ... CISPA changes the already existing National Security Act of 1947 to allow private businesses and the government to share information about cyber threats, including “efforts to degrade, disrupt or destroy” vital networks or “threat or misappropriation” of information owned by the government or private businesses, such as intellectual property(Fitzpatrick, Alex pg. 1). CISPA focuses on defending companies from cyber-attacks and theft, While SOPA focused on giving broad tools to copyright holders and law enforcement authorities to go after pirates and copyright infringement....   [tags: internet file sharing, piracy]

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Australian Internet Service Providers Study

- (U) During February of 2014, Australia had 41 internet service providers (ISPs) delivering nationwide services such as ADSL, mobile, NBN, satellite, cable, and fiber. By 2012, 88.8 per cent of the population had connectivity to the internet.ii Statistically, Australia is twelfth in the world in terms of how deeply it has permeated the total population with connectivity. The percentage of people connected has steadily risen every two to three years by nine per cent since 2007.iii If this momentum continues, Australia will have 97 percent of its population connected by the year 2015.iv Australia has 22 peering/public exchange points in or near Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney, and Brisbane....   [tags: isp, internet, australia, telecommunications]

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Internet File Sharing

- Windows users in the Direct Connect network vicinity. Direct Connect allows students to share files over the Internet with minimal restrictions and limits. The client is completely free of advertisements and has a nice, easy to use interface. Firewall and router support is integrated and it is easy and convenient to use functionality like multi-hub connections, auto-connections and resuming of downloads. This program makes downloading from classmate’s quick and easy when on campus. Hopefully not to easy, however, the latest Bill, “Campus-based digital theft prevention”, at Santa Clara University is facing students with the potential risk of losing their federal student aid as a result of fai...   [tags: Internet]

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Internet Service Provider

- ... Likewise, an Information Service Provider can be clarified as a company whose central business consists of one or more of information provider roles (refer to figure 2.2). Information Service Provider roles provide services that give different type of information through Internet. Storage Service Provider Roles gives services to store and distribute information. Internet Network Service Provider (INSP) provide services to forward an information through IP to their goals. Figure 2.2 ISP Role Model Internet Service Provider Roles The Internet Service Provider can be categorized as follows (refer figure 2.2)  Internet Network Service Providers (INSPs) is responsible for Internet connecti...   [tags: commercial internet, malaysia]

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Prisoners Should Not Have Access to the Internet

- ... Children are vulnerable with the information from the Internet. They do not know what kind of information is right for them. They may get access to inappropriate source of information that they are not supposed to. Moreover, children may get addicted to the Internet. They would spend too much time surfing websites which cut back their time for outside activities. Once people have access to the Internet, they should be taught how to use information online. First, not all information in the Internet is valid....   [tags: naïve internet users, online information]

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Internet Addiction Disorder

- The World Wide Web is an intriguing information highway. Its beginnings only date back to the 1990’s, but it has quickly become a major staple in our lives. As with anything there is a good and bad side. Americans and people around the world are becoming more and more reliant on using the internet for their informational, academic, social, entertainment, organizational, and connectional needs. Along with all of the good that this has brought a new disorder is arising, internet addiction disorder....   [tags: Internet Addiction Essays]

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A Review Paper of Internet Banking Services

- Today, Information Technology revolutionized our life almost in every filed. One of among several blessing of information technology is Internet Banking services that brings ease and comfort for our banking activities. Over few years Internet Banking has evolved as convenient, self-serviced technology, cost-reducing and time saving channel. Internet banking is available 24x7 across geographies. In last few years, the number of internet banking users has been increasing rapidly. In present hyper competitive environment internet banking works as a competitive differentiator among banks....   [tags: internet banking, banking sector, banks]

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Concerning Internet Censorship

- The internet can be a very disturbing thing for many people. There are a lot of things on the internet that kids should not be able to view. But for some reasons kids are able to view these things. I believe that the government should step in and help with the censorship of the internet. People are but should not be able to view anything on the internet if they are under the recommended viewing age. Some people believe that viewing things on the internet is okay for people of any age. In my case I believe that people should not have as much freedom as they do when it comes to viewing the things they do on the internet....   [tags: censor internet, computers]

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Teen Internet Addiction

- Internet addiction goes by many names: Internet Dependency, Internet Compulsivity, and Internet Use Disorder. By any name, an addiction to the Internet completely controls the addict’s life, and causes the Internet to become a priority over family and friends. Similar to drug addictions, the Internet provides a “high” feeling, which addicts become dependent on. Internet addiction is divided into three categories: excessive gaming, sexual preoccupation, and e-mail/text messaging addiction (Medindia 1)....   [tags: Internet Addiction Disorder]

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Implications of Internet Usage on Students Attitudes

- ... 1.3 SCOPE OF STUDY. This study purpose is to investigate on implication of internet usage among KPTMKL’s students that affect their attitude. I want to face about 100 among 2000 students degree level. They are consisting of semester 1 to 5. Students also consisting in BSC (HONS) in BIT of Accounting, International Business, Network and Computer Science course. I also spent time about 1 week to complete this research. 1.4 OBJECTIVE OF THE STUDY. 1.4.1 To analyse the negative attitude of students affected by internet usage....   [tags: rude, addict, attitude, passive, internet]

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Child Internet Protection Act (CIPA) and the Neighborhood Children’s Internet Protection Act (NCIPA)

- What are the similarities between the Child Internet Protection Act (CIPA) and the Neighborhood Children’s Internet Protection Act (NCIPA). Are CIPA and NCIPA necessary to protect our children are all they really just acts of censorship. This paper will compare the two acts, and explore some different interpretations of the 1st amendment; specifically Article 13. It will then go in to the case of the American Library Association challenging the acts vs. the United States in 2003. This paper will show both sides of the case and how and why the United States won....   [tags: Internet Crime ]

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Internet Addiction : An Impulse Control Disorder

- ... Even to input your own information on the Internet is also possible by creating your own homepage to tell other users about your interests, what you want, or what you’re advertising. Internet addiction disorder (IAD) is now more commonly called problematic Internet use (PIU) or compulsive Internet use (CIU). Other terms include Internet overuse, problematic computer use, or pathological computer use. These other terms avoid the word addiction and are not limited to any single cause; they reflect excessive computer use, which interferes with daily life....   [tags: Addiction, Internet, Social network service]

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The Effects Of Internet On Children 's Life

- The world we live in absolutely loves the convenience of the mighty powerful internet. We, as a society, have actually become addicted to this lovable convenience. Some say the internet has brought them close to certain people and others will say it has driven them away from certain people. The internet has consumed the lives of many children. From video games to facebook, our children have found the necessity to log into the addiction on a daily basis. The usage of internet has consumed the lives of children as early of ages of five....   [tags: Internet, Pornography, Addiction, Online chat]

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