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The Internet and Intellectual Property Laws

- The Internet and Intellectual Property Laws With the emergence and growth of the internet, intellectual property laws are much harder to enforce and many people are saying that they are outdated and obsolete. Intellectual property allows you to own your ideas, thoughts, and creativity as you would own a piece of tangible property. The human mind is a creative tool that comes up with ideas, designs, schemes, and inspirations of all kinds. Intellectual property views these ideas as being property....   [tags: Internet Online Communication Essays]

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Analysis of Internet Protocols and Infrastructure

- Analysis of Internet Protocols and Infrastructure Introduction: Network: Anything reticulated or decussated at equal distances, with interstices between the intersections. - A Dictionary of the English Language SECTION : 1 1.1 WHAT IS A NETWORK. A) What is a network. A network is simply a collection of machines connected in some way that allows them to communicate with each other and share information. To do this the machines have to be connected in some way that allows communication, and have an agreed upon a language to talk when they do communicate....   [tags: Internet Technology Protocols Essays]

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Should The Internet Be Trusted?

- Should The Internet Be Trusted. The Internet has become more and more of a favorite place for students to go when searching for sources to use in research papers. This is mostly because of the wide and relatively simple access that the Internet provides to all kinds of information. Why get up and travel all the way to the library when it is so much easier to open a browser window and head to Google. While the Internet can be a wonderful source, and is definitely a fairly new, unique, and versatile way of sharing information, not everything one finds on the free area of the Internet can be trusted....   [tags: Website Internet Essays]

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'BIG Brother' and the Internet

- 'BIG Brother' and the Internet The Internet invention has most certainly opened many doors for a faster, more efficient educational medium. One can find information about almost everything, discussions range from daily issues to highly academic and scientific issues. It has indeed helped this generation to be much more productive and efficient. The vast web of electronic media that connects us is heralding a new age of communications. New digital networks offer a tremendous potential to empower individuals in an ever-overpowering world....   [tags: Web security Internet Essays]

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Internet Integration Into the Classroom

- Internet Integration Into the Classroom Internet integration into the classroom is a great way to foster learning while delivering relevant and interesting lessons. There are numerous ways of incorporating Internet use into a classroom; however, this integration should be thoroughly scrutinized. No tool should be integrated into a classroom without first ensuring that it will be an effective and safe means of instructional delivery....   [tags: Internet Education Technology Classroom]

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Google: Brand Name of a Leading Internet Search Engine, Founded in 1998

- All the Way to the Top “Google: brand name of a leading Internet search engine, founded in 1998.”(Google.). The company Google was founded in 1998 by Larry Page and Sergey Brin. Google first started out as a general search engine that people could use on a daily basis to look up and find whatever information quickly and efficiently. Fifteen years later, Google has expanded into much more than just a search engine. The company Google has now expanded its reach into various aspects of people’s daily life....   [tags: google fiber, internet, technology]

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The Internet Is A Global System Of Interconnected Computer Networks

- ... Today, users affirm that personal nature of intranets id a significant factor in their repeated use. intranets are critical as a workplace tool; 44 percent of employees in at Columbia Gas, Owens Corning, and Silicon Graphics use intranet on a daily basis (total 1000 surveyed) (Bertin) Extranet is also a private network that uses Internet protocols and the public telecommunication system to safely share a part of a business’ data or operations with partners, suppliers, consumers, and other businesses....   [tags: World Wide Web, Internet, Tim Berners-Lee]

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Be Careful About Giving Away Personal Information over the Internet

- Right now, all across the world are internet predators. Now-a- days, anything is possible to find on the internet. Does anyone ever think about the consequences when giving too much information online . People need to be aware of the security risks on the internet. Everyone should be cautious of hackers, rapist online, and cyber bullying. It’s very essential for parents/ guardians to know about the websites their teenagers go on; also, make sure the websites are appropriate for their age. Numerous people give too much personal information online....   [tags: internet, predators, cyber bullying,]

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The Internet's Accuracy and Usefullness

- The Internet's Accuracy and Usefullness The following 15 web sites that I found on the Internet about the topic "Teenage Drinking and Driving" were given a rating between 1-5, with 1 being the lowest and 5 being the highest. I have listed these paragraphs in order with statistics being first, then prevention, and finally why teenagers drink and drive. Plus, I have an article and a book that I found on this topic. The information that I found on these web sites could be useful in writing a research paper, but I ask this question to myself: Can I find this data and information somewhere else....   [tags: Internet Research Papers]

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The Concern of Children's Safety on the Internet

- 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)....   [tags: Internet Web Cyberspace Safety Essays]

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The Internet Past Present and Future

- The Internet Past Present and Future Introduction This report describes the history of the Internet. The report shows how the Internet was started and outlines the progress the Internet has made over the years. The World Just Got Smaller The Internet is not as new as you may think; today’s “information super highway” began as a bunch of converging footpaths in the 1960s. Many people credit the ARPAnet (the first computer network designed by the Advances Research Projects Agency) as the starting point of the Internet we all have come to know and love today, however this is not entirely true....   [tags: Internet History Web Cyberspace Essays]

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The Addictive Nature of the Internet

- The Addictive Nature of the Internet The purpose of this paper is to show the many different ways that people can become addicted to the web (Internet) and to try to explain why. The various aspects of the web, such as the wide range of information, the advanced technology, and alternate ways of communication have contributed to its addictive nature. People of all ages and backgrounds have become so absorbed in using the web, either through work or play, that they have, in effect, become addicted to using it....   [tags: Addicting Internet Web Cyberpsace Essays]

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Effects of Internet Pornography

- Effects of Internet Pornography It used to be almost impossible for children to get pornography. Comer stores would place adult magazines such as playboy on the top rack behind all the other magazines so that only the title was visible and it was out of reach of children. Movie stores would have separate rooms at the front of the store for their porn videos; this way they could monitor who went into the room. In today's technologically advanced society, pornographic magazines and videos are becoming extinct....   [tags: Internet Essays Media]

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The Ethics of Internet Filtering in China

- The Ethics of Internet Filtering in China The internet boom that began in the mid-1990s was popular because of the enormous possibility of endless free flowing information. It was built upon the engineering principle of “end-to-end neutrality, an engineering rule of thumb calling for smarts at edge of the network rather than in the middle”1 said Jonathan Zittrain, an associate professor at Harvard. However, web filtering by governments such as China has put an end to the idea of complete freedom on the Internet....   [tags: Internet Web Chinese Government Essays]

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An Examination of File-sharing on the Internet

- An Examination of File-sharing on the Internet “Napster and its founder held the promise of everything the new medium of the Internet encompassed: youth, radical change and the free exchange of information. But youthful exuberance would soon give way to reality as the music industry placed a bull's-eye squarely on Napster.” I. Introduction Today the use of a computer has provided many privileges to its users, and among those privileges the main and largest one is the distribution of information across the internet....   [tags: Research File Sharing Internet Essays]

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Downloading from the Internet

- Downloading from the Internet The first step on downloading a file or a program from the internet is to have access to the internet. When a person wants to download a specific file or program off of the internet, that person need to take into consideration the source that it comes from. There are many considerations to consider when downloading certain files or programs from the internet, one of these considerations are weather if the file or program is corrupted or has a virus attached to it....   [tags: Process Downloading Internet Web]

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Investigative Report of Internet Addiction

- Investigative Report of Internet Addiction TABLE OF CONTENT LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS ...............................................iv ABSTRACT.............................................................v INTRODUCTION ........................................................1 Purpose .............................................................1 Growth Of The Internet ..............................................1 THE ADDICTION .......................................................2 What causes it ......................................................2 Symptoms ............................................................3 How To Overcome The Addiction.........................................   [tags: Internet Addiction Problems Computers Essays]

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Threat of Hackers on the Internet

- Research Critique The ability of the attackers to rapidly gain control of vast number of Internet hosts poses an immense threat to the overall security of the Internet (Staniford, Paxson & Weaver, 2002). Once compromised, these hosts can not only be used for massive Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks, but also steal or corrupt great quantities of sensitive information by confusing and disrupting the network in more subtle ways (Honeynet, 2005). The attackers accomplish this task by sending an intrusion agent commonly known as ‘worm'....   [tags: Internet Safety Data Information Technology]

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Cookies and Internet Privacy

- Cookies and Internet Privacy What is a Cookie. “Netscape's Client Side State definition:Cookies are a general mechanism which server side connections (such as CGI scripts) can use to both store and retrieve information on the client side of the connection. The addition of a simple, persistent, client-side state significantly extends the capabilities of Web-based client/server applications.”Kington, Andy, Andy’s HTTP Cookie Notes, Available from http://www.illuminatus.com/cookie_pages/ [modified 6 June 1997, cited 14 March, 1999] In English, this means that webservers can create web pages that will customize from user to user....   [tags: Internet Private Cookies Essays]

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The Internet Movie Database

- “The Internet is a communications tool used the world over where people can come together to bitch about movies and share pornography with one another” (Smith, Jay & Silent Bob Strike Back). Society uses the Internet as a way to shout out their opinions about any particular issue. The entertainment industry is commonly scrutinized by these online vocalists; thankfully for their sake, although sometimes it doesn’t seem like it, the Internet audience does provide positive feedback as well. Movies are commonly dissected online; viewers like to explain every little thing that they liked about a particular movie as well as tear a movie limb from limb....   [tags: The Internet Movie Database]

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The Decline of Privacy on the Internet

- The Decline of Privacy on the Internet Within national and international laws, privacy has had a long history. It is a value that is inevitably subjective, due largely to its varying importance among cultures.1 Nonetheless, there does exist three, more or less universal, aspects of privacy: freedom from intrusion, control of information about oneself, and freedom from surveillance,2 which have been pushed to the vanguard by the Internet. Economic theory endorses that the cost of acquiring information guides behavior....   [tags: Internet Web Computers Technology Essays]

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The Internet and Its Services

- The Internet and Its Services Working with Internet does not mean just browsing www and sending and receiving e-mails. The Basic Structure of the Internet was developed through last 30 years of existence of the Internet. The Internet is a heterogeneous worldwide network consisting of a large number of host computers and local area networks. The Internet uses the TCP/IP suite of protocols. This allows the integration of a large number of different computers into one single network with highly efficient communication between them....   [tags: Internet Computers Technology Web Essays]

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Internet Explorer 7

- Internet Explorer 7 has undergone many significant changes since the introduction of IE6 in 2003 with Windows XP. From its completely different layout to the addition of RSS, IE7 has undergone an extensive overhaul that some say will allow it to dominate over the new version of Firefox. Although the new version is set to be released with Windows Vista early next year it still has several bugs that needs to be addressed by Microsoft before its release. From the new version of IE7 come many aesthetic differences from IE6....   [tags: Internet Browser ]

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Internet Piracy and Movies

- Introduction The growth of the Internet has led to many new innovations in the way it is used. At first, it was just a form of text-based communication, similar to mail except faster. Then, as connections became quicker, people started to browse web pages, and soon even children could have their own space on the Internet. Today, many people around the world have broadband, which transfers text and pictures much faster than users can read. So developers created programs to use this extra bandwidth, programs that utilized the widespread nature of the Internet....   [tags: Internet Piracy Movies]

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Global Look at Internet Censorship

- Global Look at Internet Censorship Introduction Many Americans take for granted the freedom that living in the United States allows us. As we go through our days, we whine about our bosses, the governor’s latest political agenda, or read commentary about how the war in Iraq is morally wrong. Whether we are sending e-mail, posting on message boards, or reading the news online, we are guaranteed the same freedom of self expression that we enjoy offline. In other countries, the mere act of accessing websites that criticize the government is an offense that can land you in prison....   [tags: Internet Censoring Censorship Cyberspace Essays]

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CyberCrime Committed on the Internet

- Cyber Crime Committed on the Internet Cyber crime is an issue that has been prevalent in this nation ever since the creation of the massive thing we like to call the Internet. The Internet has opened up so many things to all of its users: including online shopping, news, weather, email, online games, and just about anything. From this recent invention creating all of these new things for us, it seems like the Internet could be nothing but great for our society. Yet, what some of us failed to realize was the fact that the door swings both ways....   [tags: Internet Crime, Cyber Crime Essays]

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Internet Security Threats

- This paper is going to be on the different security threats on the internet, and the different ways to prevent and protect yourself from them. The different threats that are going to be covered are viruses, trojan horses, hackers, spam, corrupt IP packets, port scanner attacks, DOS(denial of service) attacks, spider attacks, worms and socail attacks. Also, I will cover different security practices and computer software and hardware that can help protect and prevent these different attacks on your computer, or network....   [tags: Internet Security ]

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How the Internet has Tansformed the Public Sphere Using Technology

- One of the most well known ideas in Chaos Theory is called the Butterfly Effect. Depending on initial conditions, the theory hypothesis that a small change in a system can lead to much larger effect after a chain of events. Therefore, it is perfectly possible that a cyclone in the US is caused by a butterfly’s flap of wings several weeks ago. When Mohammed Bouazizi set himself on fire in front of a Tunisian government building, no one would have predicted the chain reaction that ultimately led to the fall of governments in Tunisia and Egypt....   [tags: internet technology, censorship ,butterfy effect]

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The Internet Can Not Win A Nobel Peace Prize

- The internet cannot win a Nobel Peace Prize nor should it be able to. However the man who engineered the most impactful part of it, the World Wide Web, referred to hereafter as “the web”, can and should. The web opened up vast opportunity that the world would not be the same without. The possibilities that this has opened is endless. With this development Tim Berners-Lee significantly changed the way the world interacts, works, and helps each other. As such due to his creation and what it’s done and can do for the world, he should be awarded a Nobel Peace Prize....   [tags: World Wide Web, Internet, Tim Berners-Lee, CERN]

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Evolution of the Internet: A Rhizomatic Application of Darwin

- Evolution of the Internet Evolution is the process Charles Darwin described – the story he told – to explain the diversity of the planet. Evolution exists in nature as the interplay between linear natural selection and random events. This randomness necessitates a nonlinear model for exploring evolution as a whole, and as randomness is increasingly recognized as the dominant evolutionary force, "evolutionary schemas may be forced to abandon the old model of the tree and descent" (Deleuze 33). If we take a rhizome as an evolutionary model instead of a tree, this "connects any point to any other point" (Deleuze 35) and allows for nonlinear progression....   [tags: Internet Web Cyberspace Essays]

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The Government Should NOT Censor Internet Pornography

- With such a large number of people connected to the Internet, concerns for the safety of viewers have arisen, especially in the area of adult pornography. Many of the people who oppose adult pornography have advocated a law requiring Internet filters that restrict access to all pornographic material on the Internet. However, a law that requires Internet filters for all citizens are not the best solutions because there is insufficient justification to implement them and that many problems would occur from their implementation....   [tags: Internet Pornography Essays]

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The Internet as a Beneficial Learning Tool for Students

- The Internet as a Beneficial Learning Tool for Students The Internet, commonly referred to as the “information superhighway,” is a tool that has been introduced to classrooms around the world because of its popularity, which has been gaining steadily in the past years. The Internet is a network of computers in which users can share files and complete many other tasks. Many people and groups have voiced concerns of whether the Internet’s benefits in classroom and educational use outweigh the negative effects....   [tags: Internet Online Communication Essays]

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Using Gopher to Navigate the Internet

- GOPHER The Latest and Greatest on the Internet. In April 1991, Gopher was developed at the University at Minnesota Microcomputer, Workstation and Networks Center. It was created to help users fins answers to their computer questions. (Nickerson, 53) It didn’t take long for this utility to replace the existing campuswide information systems (CWIS) at the university AND to become one of the hottest Internet resources available. (Hahn, 429) Why is Gopher so Grand. This utility lets the end user easily locate information using keywords and phrases....   [tags: Internet World Wide Web WWW Protocol Gopher]

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Internet Regulation

- Internet Regulation What is the Internet. The definition of the Internet put in one sentence is: A worldwide network of computer networks that use the TCP/IP network protocols to facilitate data transmission and exchange, where anyone with a computer can access the internet through an ISP (Internet Service Provider). The Internet consists of a three level hierarchy composed of backbone networks (e.g. ARPAnet, NSFNet, MILNET), mid-level networks, and stub networks. These include commercial (.com or .co), university (.ac or .edu) and other research networks (.org, .net) and military (.mil) networks and span many different physical networks around the world with various protocols, chiefly the...   [tags: Internet Essays]

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Internet and Online Communities

- Internet and Online Communities The internet was designed initially by the department of defense for their own purposes. But now it has evolved into a complex network not limited to some specific area or region but extending over every part of earth. The Internet now is a form of communication to us. It has become not only a source of information and technology, but it also now houses other different kinds of things. e.g. communities(something we are going to discuss in this paper), educational institutions, online classes etc....   [tags: Internet Cyberspace Chat Blogs Essays]

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The Impact of Internet Pornography on American Society

- Pornography is nothing new to American society, so why would there be a problem with the merging of the internet and pornographic material. Why would it make a difference if the material is online or in a magazine. In this paper, the issue of internet porn will be discussed in terms of its relation to the addiction of online porn, desensitization to sexual violence and rape, encouragement of sexual violence, objectification of women, sexual compulsiveness, and the reshaping of expectations regarding sex and body images....   [tags: Internet Porn Essays]

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AOL : An Exceptional Internet Service Provider

- AOL : An Exceptional Internet Service Provider The internet is expanding every day to new heights never reached before. To accommodate this new growth, internet service providers are needed. One of the largest internet service providers today is American Online, otherwise known as AOL. AOL has created a friendly atmosphere where online users can easily navigate their way on the internet. There are many reasons as to why AOL is one of the leading internet service providers. By clearly gathering and evaluating these reasons, it is obvious they have made all the right choices in building a successful company....   [tags: Internet Online Communication Essays]

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Internet Free Speech Issues and Implications

- Internet Free Speech Issues and Implications     Abstract:  The issue of free speech has been around since the founding fathers first ratified the constitution of the United States.  With the emergence of new technology, especially the Internet, freedom of speech has been redefined and its limits tested.  What are the limitations of free speech on the Internet, and how can they be enforced?  These are the constitutional questions for the digital age.   Imagine being in your home, a bastion of privacy and comfort, and having someone scream racial slurs at you as you sit placidly in a comfortable chair.  Unlikely, you say?  Just visit the website of the Aryan Nation or the Klu Klux Klan....   [tags: Internet Censorship Essays]

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Internet Predators

- Internet Predators In recent years, the Internet has become the number one choice for doing research. A person can find information on just about anything. There are websites devoted to cooking recipes, musicians, schools, and pornography. Many schools will even allow students to apply for admission over the Internet. Schools such as California State University, Northridge give students an option to register for classes through the school website, making it quick and easy to get classes. The Internet is truly the "information superhighway." Not everyone who accesses the Internet uses it for research....   [tags: Internet Predation]

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Downloading From The Internet: Should it be Allowed?

- Downloading From The Internet: Should it be Allowed. Amy Harmon and John Schwartz’s article, “The Problem With Sharing”, published in the November 17 issue of New York Times Upfront, discusses problems with downloading files from the Internet. The article explains that there are many problems with downloading music from the Internet for free. The article states that the attitude all across America is that people feel that anything that is on the Internet is considered free. Most any Internet file sharing is illegal....   [tags: Music Internet Computers Essays]

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Cable and Internet Networks

- Cable and Internet Networks      In most cases cable or DSL companies such as Comcast or DirectPC are just a single type of Internet connection company. But sometimes companies acquire these one-connection companies to make their companies bigger and better such as AOL buying Time Warner. As these companies get bigger and start to offer more types of connections they also start to have more security conflicts. AOL’s software for its dial up connection has a firewall built in to it, the firewall protects it users from hackers and unwanted programs from running....   [tags: AOL DSL Internet Connection Essays]

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Internet Advertising

- Advertising can mean many different things in today’s world. When advertising first was developed it was done by would of mouth and the classic flyer or poster. Then it moved up to using the radio to help capture a bigger audience. After that it moved towards the television where an even bigger audience could be reached. Lastly companies started to realize the shear amount of traffic that was generated by the Internet. The Internet first started to get popular in the mid 1990’s. Where only people with high tech computers and that could afford the service had the Internet....   [tags: Internet Marketing]

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A Detailed Essay of My Journey on the Internet

- A Detailed Essay of My Journey on the Internet The Internet is a wonderful and exciting place to research anything. At any given time, day or night, a person can log onto the World Wide Web and become part of a global community, just behind his or her computer monitor, delving into the high speed universe of silicon and circuit boards. One large slice of this world is the plethora of consumer products always available online. I have chosen a product that many people have in their homes today and is an essential component to a consumers prized entertainment system - speakers....   [tags: Speakers Research Internet Papers]

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We Should NOT Censor Internet Pornography

- Pornography is an age-old phenomenon that has been under much modern-day scrutiny. With the recent proliferation of online pornography, possible social ramifications of sexually explicit material on uncontrolled mediums have become the subjects of intense debate. Proponents of a liberal approach toward pornography argue that access to online smut is a constitutionally protected freedom and "a harmless diversion that serves to satisfy curiosity and relieve sexual tensions.5" Opponents of this view are particularly concerned with the social effects of online pornography and its effect on the values and morals of minors who can access pornographic images....   [tags: Internet Pornography Essays]

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Cyberstalking and Harassment on The Internet

- The World Wide Web and Internet are great places to study, work, or even play. But there is an ugly side of cyberspace. Cyberspace reflects the real world and some people tend to forget that. Cyberstalking and harassment are problems that a large number of people (especially women) are realizing. (Jenson, 1996, p.1) Just because an individual owns a computer and has an Internet account do not assume that person is considerate or respectful. There are just as many stalkers in cyberspace as anywhere else....   [tags: Papers, cyber crime, cyber stalking, internet]

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New Media Artists on the Internet

- New Media Artists The enormous success and popularity of the Internet and new media as a whole have changed society in many ways. Artists have begun to use new media to deliver their works. As the artists use new media such as the Internet, the medium in which the work is delivered has become part of the artwork itself. In old media the book in which a story was printed is not part the literary piece of art. Ed Falco’s “Self-Portrait as Child with Father” and Olia Lialina’s “My Boyfriend Came Back From The War” are examples of McLuhan's message that the medium is the message....   [tags: Internet Net World Wide Web Media]

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Internet Pornography

- Pornography is a large issue in the United States and is especially debated within the Constitutional right of freedom of speech. The current law on pornography in America is that anyone under the age of eighteen who accesses pornographic material is subject to persecution. There are many arguments on both sides of the debate, including: a modified age for legal pornography access. This argument emphasizes the fact that if we want to be a truly free country, there should be no limitations on what we watch....   [tags: Internet Pornography]

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What Should Be Done About Internet Pornography?

- Is it an abridgment of freedom to restrict access to internet pornography. How would such an abridgment work. Pornography: What it is. For purposes of discussion I will be using the term in 3 different contexts: 1, referring to the collection of visual depictions of erotic activity, usually but not always involving full contact sex; 2, as well as the production and transmittal of same; 3, the industry in general, its depiction, portrayal, and distribution. At every step I hope to make clear in context which I'm referring to....   [tags: Internet Pornography]

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Voip, Voice Over Internet Protocol

- VoIP, Voice over Internet Protocol, is an emerging new technology that involves the routing of voice conversations over the Internet or any other IP – based network. It does not utilize traditional dedicated, circuit – switched voice transmission lines. Voice data flows over a general – purpose packet switched network Problems associated with VoIP includes echoes, jitter, latency, packet loss....   [tags: Technology Voip Internet]

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Internet Taxation and the Expansion of E-Commerce

- Internet Taxation and the Expansion of E-Commerce Internet taxation is an issue concerning different aspects of the Internet and its taxing. The taxes include: (1) taxes imposed upon Internet access fees, (2) sales taxes charged to online businesses selling to other businesses, and (3) sales taxes charged to consumers buying from a business. This is a very important issue as Internet sales continue to increase and as more business is conducted over the Internet. Because of this, revenue is not being pumped into state and local economies as much for lack of purchasing at local stores, and economies’ revenues are suffering as a result....   [tags: Taxing Taxes Internet Web Papers]

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Cyberspace vs. Internet

- In my opinion cyberspace and the internet aren't as different as they are complementary. After all, it was said in class that, "the internet is a computer net work and cyberspace is that network visualized as a virtual space." Using these definitions it would seem that they work together to create a whole, a system, we use to create an "interface" to information. So, taking this into consideration I will discuss the parallels between both the internet and cyberspace and I will discuss what they lack when separated from one another....   [tags: Internet Cyberspace Web Net]

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The Internet Is Destroying People 's Lives And Their Relationships Or Bringing Out The Absolute Worst

- ... Most especially, Google has become the master response engine to all individual’s questions. Instead of critically thinking of particular questions, people just searches the answers on Google and accepts any answer it brings to them without giving it any second thought. In addition, many students no long complete their school assignments on their own without consulting Google for help. Workers also used Google to solve any given tasks that might have gone beyond or even below their comprehension....   [tags: Internet, MySpace, Twitter, Social network service]

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Network (Internet) Neutrality

- Introduction Network neutrality (or more commonly, net neutrality) is a problem related to the internet that not enough people know about. Biases abound in this politically heated debate and although most people that know even a little on the argument have strong opinions, it is becoming more and more apparent that few people are informed about this issue at all. To reiterate, network neutrality has great support on both sides. However, if this problem is not soon addressed, there could be major problems with how the public uses the internet....   [tags: Internet Net Politics]

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Got Internet Pornography?

- Got Internet Pornography. Pornography is viewed differently by everyone. Is pornography as bad as it is made out to be. What if it is that persons outlet from reality, just like smoking, drinking, snowboarding, skiing. Is it hurting anyone. Some say it is degrading to women. Do those women that do it think it is degrading. If they did they wouldn’t do it. There are several different types of pornography in the world. It started in art where we had sculptures of Aphrodite naked, we had many artists who painted pictures of nude women....   [tags: Internet Pornography Essays]

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How The Internet Has Forever Altered Our Capacity For Empathy

- ... This tends to have a negative impact on kids where they feel lonely, which forces them to go on the internet. The sole purpose of her using the example of a celebrity was to influence the reader to believe in what she was saying about the internet. Furthermore, lane believes that the internet does not allow you to see the human reaction, when she was talking about how someone can make a mean comment on Instagram and can walk away. Basically, lane considers that humans have frozen to how they show themselves online....   [tags: Social network service, Twitter, MySpace, Internet]

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Internet Pornography Addiction

- Pornography on the Internet is affordable, available, and abundant. One can easily find websites for viewing this type of material. Although the reports on the actual number of these sites vary, the availability and accessibility of the sites are rarely disputed. Some critics of this form of expression or form of obscenity believe that the pornography itself can cause pornography addictions. Internet pornography does not produce addicts, but rather the propensity to be a pornography addict already exists within individuals by the time they reach adulthood and sustains itself within those individuals....   [tags: Internet Pornography Essays 2015]

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Overview: Kouider Mohktari’s The Impact of Internet and Television Use on the Reading Habits and Practices of College Students

- In Kouider Mohktari’s “The Impact of Internet and Television Use on the Reading Habits and Practices of College Students”, he and two other authors (Carla A. Reichard and Anne Gardner) briefly argue and discuss how technology (like television and the internet) effect how the American adult reads. They go further into the subject and decided to study the reading habits of college students in the education system of today. There haven’t been many studies on the habits of college students, which is one reason why Mokhtari decided to study it....   [tags: internet, television, college students]

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Censoring Internet Pornography

- Introduction Pornography engages people on many levels. Some people enjoy pornography while others believe that the world would be best without it. Some would think that a song like It's Nice to be Nude is a cute song that is celebrating the joys of the human body. Others may think that it is obscene and not worth listening to. Pornography is highly subjective in respect to what it is, how it is defined, and its merits. The intent of this paper is to discuss pornography in a historical context and how it affects librarians in regards to its presence on the Internet....   [tags: Internet Pornography Essays]

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Internet Taxation

- Internet Taxation Should states and local governments be able to impose internet tax on individuals and corporations. Maybe they should not, but they are. There are currently twelve states and the district of Colombia that currently impose sales tax on internet access. There are also 10 states that presently collect taxes on data downloads. Who pays for these taxes. And how is this tax computed. Is there truly justification for this taxation or is it just another way for federal, states, and local governments to collect potentially huge tax revenues....   [tags: Taxing Internet Web Essays]

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Internet Access

- Internet Access      It would be helpful to provide a brief historical summary of the Internet before jumping into the different means of accessing "The Net".      The Internet was developed primarily by Vinton Cerf, an American computer scientist, in 1973 as a part of a United States Department of Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency project managed by American Engineer, Robert Kahn. In 1984, the project was turned over to the private sector and to government research and scientific agencies for further development....   [tags: Internet Web Cybespace Essays]

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Internet Addiction

- As I sit here and look across the street, I see my neighbor in front of his own computer; the screen glowing against the window behind him. He does not use his personal computer for work, he is a farmer. He has become what is known as an "Internet Junky". Internet means a network of networks, a super highway that links online services and computer networks at companies, universities, and government agencies all around the world. Internet usage has become very popular with in the past years. It is used for entertainment, communication and resources....   [tags: Internet Addiction Essays]

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Internet Taxation

- Internet Taxation The passage of the Internet Tax Freedom Act, on October 21, 1998 there has been an intense debate on whether to tax or not to tax Internet purchases. The conservative side is opposed to Internet taxation saying that it is too costly to collect tax on Internet purchases. They also believe that since Internet retailers do not have any of their operations in all the states, not every state should receive the sales tax made on the purchase. On the other hand, the liberal believe that taxation of the Internet should be lawful because states are losing valuable tax bases to Internet purchases....   [tags: Internet Tax Taxing Essays]

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Internet Banking

- Internet Banking In the days of virtualisation where working mothers and travelling sales-team prefer to use flexi-time and remote jobs profile; Internet is being adopted as a parallel medium of communication, transaction, and social networking. Internet banking is fast gaining momentum across the globe for its convenience and ease of conducting transactions at a speed and service levels never dreamt of, a decade ago. In-spite of its multiple advantages, there is a need to step back and re-think on perceptions it carries with the masses....   [tags: Internet Global Finance Banking]

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The Internet

- The Internet In recent years, the Internet had become one of the most useful tools used by everyone on a regular basis. The Internet was the connection between millions of computers that formed a larger network in the world. It provided beneficial tools like surfing (searching) the web for answers or maybe just general information like news updates or sports results. With those beneficial tools also came along bad online people and ideas to harm the users of the Internet. The government should have implemented rules or regulations to the Internet for a safer browsing experience....   [tags: computers, network]

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The Internet

- Of all the technological advances made in recent history, the internet is the one that symbolizes the era we live in the most. Besides being ubiquitous – it is available on an ever-increasing number of electronics - it offers access to an expansive pool of information, and the ability to connect with people across the globe instantly. In the right hands, it can even be a tool to affect change on a grand scale, as social media has made spreading messages easier than ever. It is the driving force behind technologies that make our lives easier....   [tags: history, communication technology]

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The Internet

- Hypotheses Hypothesis # 1: The lower the perceived complexity of using internet, the more likely that internet will be adopted for the ornamental plant business. Perceived complexity. The management’s perceptions of difficulties in using internet are important variable to associate it with their behavior to use the technology. Characteristics of innovation as the factors of adoption of innovation (2003) have been tested by many scholars. Innovation adoption is usually to be related with its perceived complexity (Rogers, 2003)....   [tags: Communications, Media]

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Internet Plagiarism

- I. Introduction Many students when given assignments or resources go to the Internet , copy and paste . Most of them don¡¦t know that¡¦s called plagiarizing and that it¡¦s ethically wrong. In the following report I will discuss the problem of Internet Plagiarism, the problems affect on teachers and students as well as solutions to detect this problem. II. Definition of Internet Plagiarism What Internet Plagiarism is Internet Plagiarism hasn¡¦t been easy as it is today . Before the Internet age , resources were limited so when students used to plagiarize the risk of detection was very high and they used to be caught easily and either asked to rewrite the research paper or they get no mark...   [tags: Plagiarism Teaching Internet ]

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Internet Taxation

- Internet Taxation The advent and expansion of the Internet have brought the issue of the application of state and local sales taxation to Internet, telephone, catalog, and other "remote sales" to the forefront of the policy debate. Under current law, states cannot require corporations without a substantial presence within their borders to collect and remit sales taxes. While all states do require residents to remit the taxes owed in the form of use tax payments, few people send in use tax forms, rendering remote sales essentially tax-free....   [tags: Tax Taxing Internet Argumentative]

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The Internet

- In recent years, Internet has becomes one of the best tools in the modern society covering a wide range of areas such as business, military, communication and information exchange. It is not only limited to web browsing or sending / receiving emails only. People could even purchase tickets of the movie or concert tickets, download any favourite songs or movies and to buy things in foreign countries via the Internet without leaving the house (Pakhare, 2010). Internet is a common term in the 21st century....   [tags: Technology, e-commerce]

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Improving Internet Governance

- Introduction The Internet has become a vital utility allowing for a global exchange of knowledge, communication and commerce. To date, the internet lacks a unified global entity able to provide regulation and enforcement of web related issues. This is a major concern given the internet’s great importance and global influence. The United States should create an international joint body to control and govern the internet. There are several key issues that such a body would need to address. These key issues include; spyware problems, the downside of freedom of speech, illegal file sharing/distribution, regulation of adult material and hacker/terrorists attacks on the internet....   [tags: Internet World Wide Web WWW]

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The Internet

- This proposal will assess how the present of new media, particularly internet, influence the agribusiness community in Indonesia in term of the way they communicate and make transaction. This media is not only useful to diffuse and exchange information quickly in wider geographical areas, but also to get the up to date agricultural information and develop network beyond conventional boundaries, conditions which are necessary for the survival of their business. For developing country like Indonesia and particularly in agribusiness sector, in general, internet is still considered as innovation....   [tags: Communications, Media]

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Filters Are Needed to Protect Children From the Internet

-         "You can no more leave your children to explore the internet than you can leave them alone in Times Square in New York," states Lee Munsil, the executive director of the National Family Legal Foundation ("Internet Regulation").  This analogy between the Internet and Times Square is indeed quite accurate.  The Internet has a plethora of information and resources, however for children especially it can be quite dangerous if not monitored properly.  Most parents would opt not to leave their children alone in New York City so how could they leave them alone on the Internet?  The government should take a more active role in controlling and regulating illicit mater...   [tags: Internet Censorship Essays]

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Barriers To Foreign Investment In The Chinese Internet Industry

- Barriers to Foreign Investment in the Chinese Internet Industry Summary: Developing an Internet business in China is not easy, even though the country has the largest Internet user population among all countries in the Asia-Pacific region. Chinese laws make foreign investment difficult, and the country -- quite unlike the United States -- has strict legal controls on information and distribution and poor enforcement of intellectual property laws. This article explains the barriers facing high-tech companies in China....   [tags: China Internet Business]

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The Major Catalysts in the Formation of the Internet and Digital World

- The Major Catalysts in the Formation of the Internet and Digital World Introduction There exisits two schools of thought concerning which components have been the major catalysts in the forming of the internet and digital world as we know it today. Both entertain stimulating and valid arguments. Manovich stipulates that the visual format of the internet is purely based on the visual reasoning that erupted out of the late nineteenth century as a result of constructivist principles and the tremendous introduction of the cinema, while Cook provides a good argument that although the assertions made by Manovich are true, Manovich overlooks an important component to the aesthetics and organiza...   [tags: Internet Digital Essays]

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Comparing Internet Privacy in the European Union and the United States

- Comparing Internet Privacy in the European Union and the United States Introduction Most people regard one's right to privacy as a fundamental right. But how do we define "privacy?" According to Basse, there are three aspects to privacy: freedom from intrusion, control of information about one's self, and freedom from surveillance.1 Certainly, we cannot expect complete privacy in all of these aspects at all times. However, technological advances are making it increasingly difficult for individuals to determine when they can and cannot expect privacy, and what degree of privacy they can expect....   [tags: Internet Private Censorship Essays]

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Internet Pornography Censorship vs Free Speech

- The Internet is a worldwide network of computers and databases that has evolved rapidly in recent years. Tremendous amounts of information are transmitted and are fairly easy to obtain. Although in the past the information available was for the most part educational and business oriented, in recent years it has become much more diverse and questions have been raised as to the appropriateness of the content being viewed and consumed. Another issue is whether or not the government should take an active role in censoring it, especially when it comes to pornography, or cyberporn, as it is more commonly referred to when it is displayed on the Internet....   [tags: Internet Pornography Essays]

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The Differences Between Generation Xers And Generation Nexters On Uses And Perceptions Of The Internet And Social Network Sites

- ... Generation Xers are the ones whom set the foundation of modern technology for example the Internet, home computing and interactive media. They created a solid foundation for the next generation such as Generation Y to be beneficial of the diversity and well establish fundamental for Social Media and Internet. Generation Nexter take advantage of the standard to create new innovations in technology such as Internet and Social media. Generation Nexters are now more connected than ever due to the Social media, such as Facebook, twitter and many others social media… Through Internet these interaction made possible in a simple click or touch....   [tags: Social network service, Internet, Technology]

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Internet Privacy: Government Should Not Regulate Encryption or Cryptography

- Internet Privacy: Government Should Not Regulate Encryption or Cryptography Privacy rights have been an important issue through out time, and it has been increasing in importance as we have moved into the electronic/information age. Keeping that privacy had become a growing concern for many businesses and consumers. With all the information being sent across the web, people are very concerned about their personal information falling into the wrong hands. One way to help protect your privacy on the net is by using an encryption program....   [tags: Internet Encryption Cryptography]

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Internet Privacy

- Internet Privacy It has become a sad and upsetting fact that in today’s society the truth is that the right to one’s privacy in the I.T (information technological) world has become, simply a joke. In an electronic media article “No place to hide”, written by James Norman, two interesting and debatable questions were raised: ‘Are we witnessing the erosion of the demarcation of public and private spaces brought on by the networked economy and new technology?’ Also, ‘What roles do government, industry and citizens have in regard to censorship and privacy?’ These statements ultimately end with the fact that it is impossible for Net users to expect privacy online, because online privacy doesn’t...   [tags: Internet Web Private Cyberspace Essays]

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Internet Gambling

- Internet Gambling      Why is gambling such a problem on the Internet. There are plenty of reasons and you are going to hear all of them throughout this research paper. There are three main types of Internet gambling. There is the sports book, there are casinos and the lotto, and last but not least there is horseracing. Throughout this paper I will explain the Laws against online gambling. Why people can get around the laws, and the style of gambling and how to do it. I think that online gambling is fine the only person you could hurt is yourself....   [tags: Gambling Internet Casino Web Essays]

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