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Information on the Internet

- Information on the Internet During the past decade, our society has become based solely on the ability to move large amounts of information across great distances in a very short amount of time and at very low costs. The evolution of the computer era and our growing need for ultra-fast communications has caused a global network of interconnected computers to develop, commonly referred to as the Internet or the world wide web. The Internet has influenced practically everyone’s life in some way whether it was done directly or indirectly....   [tags: Papers]

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Gambling on The Internet

- Gambling on The Internet A bill passed on July 23, 1998 by the senate "would turn Internet service providers into traffic cops" (Cocks D1). In the Austin American Statesman dated July 25, 1998 an article titled "Internet gambling bill draws concern" Cocks quotes Ken Jackson, chief operating officer of a local internet service provider in Austin, " It said it will ban all forms of gambling on the internet, but doesn't say how anyone's going to do it." Jackson also states "The law enforcement agencies certainly aren't up to speed to deal with these things -- if the bill becomes law." Among other things the bill will require Internet service providers to deny access to online casinos....   [tags: Papers]

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Internet Addiction

- While an Internet is an important discovery that has excellent functions and has lots of benefits to humans’ daily lives, its excess use also has many dysfunctions. Internet has tremendous amounts of functions. We use Internet for different purposes; such as for school works, for shopping, bill payments, online banking and for social networking, such as (Facebook, twitter, yahoo mail, hot mail, g mail and my space) and even for dating. It also enables people to watch videos on YouTube, play video games, read books and journals and other material resources....   [tags: Psychology]

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Internet Addiction

- Internet Addiction Introduction While some media news and reports seem to be truthful in their effort to inform and educate the public regarding internet addiction, it is not surprising to see bad science and misinterpretation presented in others on the same issue. The media coverage of internet addiction is damaging and blowing the issue out of context. The widespread internet concern is reinforced and underpinned by media reporting about internet addiction and young people, characteristically stressing its destructive consequence on the physical and mental health of users....   [tags: medical disorder, bizarre habits]

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Internet Governance

- Introduction The definition of Internet Governance remains broad and dependent on the context of the situation. It is important to understand that the term is not restricted to the activities of governments, however for purposes of this paper I will primarily be exploring the arguments and issues surrounding legal regulation of the Internet including factors shaping the debate such as the political environment, open information sharing, and the significance of international collaboration on this topic....   [tags: legislation, technology, copyright infringement]

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Internet addiction

- Internet and Video Game Addiction Internet addiction is a worldwide disorder that is oblivious to the technological age we live in. Since its inception in 1991 (Livingstone), the World Wide Web has only improved our quality of life. People don’t perceive online technology as a problem but as a solution to make our lives cheaper and efficient. As a working college student, my whole life is run on the internet. I use Facebook religiously to keep in-touch with my friends, I play Xbox Live to compete with amateur Call of Duty players, I read online newspapers to get current events, and I use every internet resource available to write research papers like this one....   [tags: Psychology ]

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History of the Internet

- History of the Internet The internet has been a fast progressing technology. It is not quite known who exactly invented it because many people helped invent it. The development of the Internet began to progress very quickly after the invention of the satellite. The Russians put sputnik, the first satellite, into space and the US got scared. The cold war helped facilitate the internet because the US had to compete with other technologies being developed by Russia. Versions of the internet were around at the time (like in Britain), but the government wanted the Internet to be explored more because the US saw benefits of it for the military....   [tags: Expository Essays Research Papers]

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Internet Safety

- First of all the term Internet can be defined as the worldwide system of computer networks in which every user of computer can have an access to the information with the permission to the access from other computers. (http://searchwindevelopment.techtarget.com, 2011) It is a modern tool for communication, exchanging the information, e-mail, pictures, video and music. The creation of the Internet was crucial for human being because it joined all types of telecommunication such as telephone, radio and television into one and also created new types of communication such as online text messages, video chatting and location detection that allows finding the current place of the user....   [tags: Information Technology ]

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Korea and the Internet

- Korea and the Internet Since its birth a generation ago, the Internet has been dominated by the English language and North American culture. In a 1998 survey conducted by the Internet research group, eMarketer, two-thirds (68 percent) of a little over 60 million Internet users worldwide reside in just two countries, the United States, with 37 million users, and Canada, which has just over 4 million. About 60 percent of the Internet host computers are located in the United States. Nine out of 10 Internet users today are English-speaking....   [tags: Computers Language Communication Papers]

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Censorship and the Internet

-    The foundations of America and of its citizens' individuality were built over 200 years ago with the creation of the Constitution and the Bill of Rights.  The First Amendment, ratified December 15th 1791, is probably the most important Amendment as well as the most difficult one to interpret.  It states that "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances" (National Archive Constitution Ammentment#1).  Thus, this Amendment grants Americans specific inalienable right...   [tags: Free Essays Online]

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Censorship of the Internet

- Censorship of the Internet The Internet offers a huge wealth of information, both good and bad. The Internet began as a small university network in the United States and since then has blossomed into one of the biggest if not the biggest telecommunications network covering the entire world. It can be considered as one of the most valuable types of technology. During the past several years we have come to become more and more dependent on the Internet and in particular moving huge chunks of data across large distances....   [tags: Censoring Censor Computers Essays]

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Censorship on the Internet

- During the past decade, our society has become based solely on the ability to move large amounts of information across large distances quickly. Computerization has influenced everyone's life. The natural evolution of computers and this need for ultra-fast communications has caused a global network of interconnected computers to develop. This global net allows a person to send E-mail across the world in mere fractions of a second, and enables even the common person to access information world-wide....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Internet Entrepreneurs

- 1 INTRODUCTION A search of Google for “Internet entrepreneur” will retrieve more than 9 million links to blogs, portals and websites about Internet entrepreneurs. The success of several prominent entrepreneurs such as Larry Page, Sergey Brin, David Filo, Jerry Yang and Jeff Bezos has become the inspiration to others to become Internet entrepreneurs, but not all would become successful in the long term. Apart from the pioneers, there are, however, others – such as Dany Levy, David Liu, Reed Hastings, and Alex Algard – who are also successful and have survived in the long term....   [tags: Business Management]

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Internet Addiction

- Internet addiction as though chemical addictions, is defined as non-chemical addictions or with a more familiar term known as behavioral addictions. It is a continuous disease in a long run and has become an issue to the Internet users [8]. Internet addiction has become a serious public health concern in many countries and it will be considered as a cause of mental disorder in the upcoming revision of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorder 5th Edition (DSM-V) [9]. A common belief arouse whereby addictive tendencies will cause imbalance to one’s life performance especially to the adolescents that were exposed to the technologies in the early stage....   [tags: Psychology ]

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Security on the Internet

- Security on the Internet Today's information is highly interconnected by the internet. With this interconnection of computer systems through the internet comes computer crime. Breaking into computer systems, damaging information, and stealing information, more commonly known as hacking, has become extremely common on the internet. As hacking becomes more frequent, and as some would say, more of a problem, should we consider hacking a criminal activity. Information from across the world is stored on computer systems-most of which are connected, networked, to other computer systems through the internet....   [tags: essays research papers]

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You and the Internet

- You and the Internet Have you heard all about the internet. Have you heard all about the wonderfull places you can go to just by clicking a button on your computer screen. Wouldn't it be wonderfull if that were really true. A lot of exaggerations have been made about the internet. But for the money there's nothing like it on Earth. The internet is no electronic transportation device. The internet is a multinational packet switched computer network. For those of you who aren't familiar with the "packet switched network" I will explain....   [tags: Computers Web Technology Essays]

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Internet And The Workplace

- The Internet and the Workplace The Internet has become a pervasive presence in the American workplace. Two-thirds of employees in medium and large companies in the United States now have Internet access, compared with fifteen percent only two years ago, according to a sampling of 500 companies surveyed by the IntelliQuest Corporation. (IntelliQuest) Workers with Web access typically spend five to ten hours per week sending personal e-mail or searching for information not specifically related to their jobs....   [tags: Business Technology]

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Pornography on the Internet

- Pornography on the Internet The Internet is a method of communication and a source of information that is becoming popular among those who are interested in the information superhighway. The problem with this world we know as Cyberspace, the ‘Net, or the Web is that some of this information, including pornographical material and hate literature, is being accessible to minors. Did you know that 83.5% of the images available on the Internet are pornographical. Did you know that the Internet’s pornography and hate literature are available to curious children that happen to bump into them....   [tags: social issues]

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The Internet In Classrooms

- The Internet In Classrooms How Advanced Technology Is Changing the Face of Education for Students and Teachers The first thing a college student typically does when he or she goes back to their dorm room or apartment is sit down at their computer and go online. They proceed to either, read their e-mail, check their online courses for new assignments, or go on one of the many communication websites or programs that are available currently to this generation. None of this would be possible without the readily available Internet access that we often take for granted....   [tags: Teaching Education]

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Internet In The Classroom

- Internet in the Classroom The Internet is a network of millions of computers worldwide, connected together. It is an elaborate source of education, information, entertainment, and communication. Recently, President Bill Clinton expressed an idea to put the Internet into every classroom in America by the year 2000[4]. Considering the magnitude of this problem, and the costs involved, it is not realistically possible to set this as a goal. The Internet allows the almost five million computers [1] and countless users of the system to collaborate easily and quickly either in pairs or in groups....   [tags: technology, Education]

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History of the Internet

- A Free Net The Internet has revolutionized the communication world in unprecedented ways. It allows worldwide broadcasting, global distribution of information, and it is a medium for the interaction and communication of individuals without regard for geographic location. Thirty years ago, America?s principal Cold War think-tank, the RAND Corporation, faced a strategic dilemma: how could the United States authorities successfully communicate after a nuclear war. The solution was a network of individual nodes, computer units that would send and receive information in a random manner....   [tags: Computer Network]

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History of the Internet

- A very common question that often arises is ‘When was the Internet developed or invented?” That is a good question, one that is hard to define as it has many multiple answers. The Internet, including the World Wide Web (WWW), is perhaps one of the greatest inventions of our time. Without a doubt, it has had a profound effect on almost every aspect of our lives. The formation and implementation of the Internet has changed the way we do business, communicate, entertain, retrieve information, and even educate ourselves....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Plagiarism and the Internet

- Plagiarism and the Internet Plagiarism has always been a problem in schools. However, with the invention of the internet, it has made plagiarism even more of a challenge. Plagiarism.org, “estimates that nearly 30 percent of all students may be plagiarizing on all their written assignments and that the use of the Internet has made plagiarism much worse.” [1] The act of plagiarism can be defined as, “To steal and pass off (the ideas or words of another) as one’s own, to use (another’s production) without crediting the source, to commit literary theft, to present as new and original as idea or product derived from an existing source”2....   [tags: Exploratory Essays]

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History Of The Internet

- History of The Internet The Internet is a worldwide connection of thousands of computer networks. All of them speak the same language, TCP/IP, the standard protocol. The Internet allows people with access to these networks to share information and knowledge. Resources available on the Internet are chat groups, e-mail, newsgroups, file transfers, and the World Wide Web. The Internet has no centralized authority and it is uncensored. The Internet belongs to everyone and to no one. The Internet is structured in a hierarchy....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Privacy On The Internet

- Privacy on the Internet Ever feel like you are being watched. How about having the feeling like some one is following you home from school. Well that is what it will be like if users do not have the privacy on the Internet they deserve. EPIC (Electronic Privacy Information Center), a advocacy group that has been fighting the Clinton Administration for tougher online consumer protection laws, and other privacy protection agencies have formed to protect the rights and privileges of the Internet user....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Plagiarism on the Internet

- Plagiarism on the Internet Plagiarism is known as a form of literary dishonesty, otherwise known to college students as cheating. It is looked down upon highly by academics and it carries with it many serious consequences. Over the past five years, the Internet has emerged as a cheater's dream and a professor's worst nightmare. It's because of a variety of web sites that give students access to entire papers for a nominal fee and sometimes even for free. As a result of the widening accessibility of the Internet, as well as the new medium's lack of regulation, a student can click a few computer buttons and in a matter of minutes, they can download a well-crafted term paper without having t...   [tags: Papers]

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The Internet And Taxation

- The Internet and Taxation A 19-member panel unknown to virtually all Americans is considering how to tax a virtual world that's home to millions: the Internet. The federal Advisory Commission on Electronic Commerce convened for the first time Monday in historic Williamsburg, Virginia, but the setting is the only thing that's serene. On both sides of the debate, fireworks have been flying for months. On one side are consumers and businesses that buy and sell on line. Most of their transactions go across state lines, and sales taxes are not collected....   [tags: E-commerce ecommerce E-business ebusiness]

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Businesses and the Internet

- Business and the Internet Business is any activity that seeks profit by providing needed goods and services to others. The nature of providing these goods and services has changed drastically throughout the history of time. During the last thirty years of business activity, there has been new ways and means of conducting business through something we call technology. Technology is the advancement and uses of electronic devices and other high-tech equipment to produce and progress knowledge into the future....   [tags: essays research papers]

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History Of The Internet

- Introduction While many people think that the Internet is very young, they are sadly mistaken. The early beginnings of the internet began in 1965 when MIT connected 2 computers together and the computers were able to speak to each other using packet switching technology. This stemmed from the launch of Sputnik the first artificial satellite to be sent into space. This worried the United States that they were behind in the times and created the ARPA (Advanced Research Projects Agency) to help advance the United States technology....   [tags: Technology]

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Internet Filters

- The invention of the internet has been one of the major advances of the modern world. It has allowed people from all over the globe to communicate with each other and ideas to be shared. In addition to this it is a free platform. Unlike television and radio it doesn’t cost anything to put your idea on the internet, making it a base of personal expression. This freedom coupled with the global access attracts around a billion users worldwide. Unfortunately, just as easily as the information is produced it is abused....   [tags: Online Security]

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Plagiarism and the Internet

- Plagiarism and the Internet The Internet’s popularity has continued to grow since it first emerged, shocking the world with its never before seen technological capacities. It allowed for the communication of ideas and provided people with a wealth of information only a click away. More widely used now then ever before, the Internet supplies users with easy access to various kinds of information. With the unlimited availability of information on the web today, plagiarism has become a growing problem....   [tags: Cheating Education Essays]

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history of the internet

- In 1964, the RAND proposal was put forward. Written by Paul Baran, this proposal stated the principles of a new network which was to be built for maximum strength and flexibility. This new network would have no central authority. The principles of this network were that all the nodes would be equal in status and each could send and receive messages. All the messages would be sent in packets, each with its own address. These packets would be sent at one node and would arrive at another one. This may seem rather obvious, but what was new was that the way the packets went through the net was not important....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Internet Fraud

- August 1991 was the day when people finally had public access to the internet. However, the internet gradually become populated with advertisements which stated things like, “you’ve won the lottery, click here to claim your reward!."” It was these very messages that began what we call internet fraud. What is internet fraud. Internet fraud is, simply put, saying one thing and doing another. It is the act of robbery on a whole new platform (check spelling). I.e. it is the process of lying and stealing through the use of “advirtisements” that, one, lie to users and state an “irrisistable offer” and two, have internet users fill out some kind of form for any “registration fees” that may appl...   [tags: Online Scams]

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Internet in Schools

- Internet in Schools Everything revolves around the internet these days. Every business, big or small has a internet website for you to visit. Let’s face it, the internet is not going away, we as a people must learn to use this tool and not think of it as a negative thing. The internet must be used positively to benefit us. We can find anything we want through the internet. The internet can be abused but we must educate our children so they can use it effectively to their advantage. We definitely need to make most schools have the internet in classrooms, there is no doubt about it....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Internet and Itself

- Internet and Itself Education on the Internet In today's society, the internet has become a very important learning tool. It is used for day to day activities, such as a place to look up research, a method of getting in touch with friends and family, and somewhere to go to find information about almost anything imaginable. The most popular uses of the internet include entertainment and education. Many people argue that the internet should be used for educational purposes only. The Internet as a Business The internet is a very valuable resource when it comes to education, but I do not think it should just be limited to that idea....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Censorship and Internet

- Censorship and the Internet The Internet is the fastest growing and largest tool for mass communication and information distribution in the world. People use the Internet for communication, expressing their opinions, or obtaining unlimited information access. Nowadays, the issue of wether is it necessary to have censorship on the Internet is being argued all over the world. Censoring the Internet can protect children from strangers, filter unpleasant material and prevent young people imitating negative behaviour....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Surfing The Internet

- Surfing The Internet Chances are, anyone who is reading this paper has at one time, at least, surfed the net once. Don't worry if you haven't, I will explain everything you need to know about the Internet and the World Wide Web. Including how it started, it's growth, and the purpose it serves in today's society. The Internet was born about 20 years ago, as a U.S. Defense Department network called the ARPnet. The ARPnetwork was an experimental network designed to support military research. It was research about how to build networks that could withstand partial outages (like bomb attacks) and still be able to function....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Exploring The Internet

- Exploring The Internet The Internet is like a network of networks where any computer can link up to information stored within it. It is accessed by a telecommunications line and a modulator-demodulator (MODEM). It is brought to your computer screen by converting analogue telephone signals into digital computer signals. There are many advantages and disadvantages on the Internet. The main advantage of the Internet is that communication is made very easy. Two people on opposite sides of the world may communicate with each other via such things as videoconferences....   [tags: Papers]

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Save The Internet

- Did you know that 83.5% of the images available on the Internet were pornographic (Kershaw). Did you know that pornography on the Internet is readily available to curious little children who happen to bump into them. Today, the Internet which has only become popular several years ago, is unequivocally one of the most revolutionary innovations in the computer world. The information superhighway has changed peoples' lives dramatically and have created many new exciting opportunities as well as markets to be exploited....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Internet and Education

- Internet and Education Since the Internet was created it has always had an effect on education. After military establishments Universities were the first real contributors to the Internet's structure. The Internet has vastly improved education. There are so many ways that education and the Internet are connected these days. Almost every textbook has a corresponding Internet sight including the one for this course. [http://www.scsite.com/dc2002/ Some sites like these contain valuable tools and accessories to aid in the learning process....   [tags: Teaching Essays]

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Regulating the Internet

- Regulating the Internet Part I: What I Know The internet has been one of the most influential technological advancements of the twenty-first century. It is in millions of homes, schools, and workplaces. The internet offers not only a way of communicating with people around the world, but also a link to information, shopping, chatting, searching, and maps. This freedom to be anyone and to "go" anywhere right from the comfort of home has become a cherished item. However, there is always a down side to every up....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Essays]

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Internet

- How to use Internet as a management resource. Introduction: Internet is a global network, connecting thousands of host servers worldwide. The United States Department of Defense established it in the beginning of the 1960¡¯s. Today, there are now 10 to 20 million people using an Internet comprised of more than 30,000 networks spread out over 78 nations all over the world. Now the Internet has become a great electronic gateway that provides instant access to global news and information. The databases, documents, files, and programs that are ¡°sitting¡± on Internet computers contain a tremendous amount of information....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Internet

- "We live in an age of scientific triumph. Science has greatly enlarged human knowledge" (Bishop237) and communication. Despite the recent hype, the Internet is not a new phenomenon. Its roots lie in a collection of computers that were linked together in the 1970s to form the US Department of Defense's communications systems. It is a technology that would be invented today if it hadn't been invented in the past because of the world need for high tecnology. Millions of people worldwide would be using the Internet to share information, make new associations and communicate....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Internet

- The Internet links people together via computer terminals and telephone lines (and in some cases wireless radio connections) in a web of networks and shared software. This allows users to communicate with one another wherever they are in the “net." This Internet link began as the United States military project Agency Network Advanced Research (ARPANET) during the Vietnam War in 1969. It was developed by the United States Department of Defense’s (DOD) research people in conjunction with various contractors and universities to investigate the probability of a communication network that could survive a nuclear attack....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Internet

- This isn’t perfect but it is a good start Who is supposed to be the watchdog on the net. This question will raise the temperature in almost any room. The government already has to many regulations on lots of things, who wants Uncle Sam’s hand in the web. Some of the regulations that are applied are there for specific reasons. Those protect the people before the damage to say a young child posing for porn can be done. Those people that would be trying to regulate the Internet could be going after those sick, pathetic petafiles that float around in the child chat rooms....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Internet

- Internet Ad #1 1) Tide 2) This series of ads shows all of Tide’s laundry detergents which include liquid, powder, powder with bleach, powder with bleach alternative, tabs, high efficiency, and Tide kick. 3) Tide uses a different approach from some of the other types of laundry detergent companies. They devote a separate page to each type of product. Each of these pages shows pictures of each individual type of product (for example the different types of liquid detergents). Next to each picture is a full description of the product, which includes the uses and scents....   [tags: essays research papers]

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- Last December the express and package delivery giant announced that it had taken an equity position in NetCel360, a provider of business-to -business e-commerce solutions for companies operating in the Asia Pacific region. The investment was made through UPS's Strategic Enterprise Fund, established in 1997 to invest in new markets and emerging technologies. The alliance hopes to provide the sort of supply-chain transparency in Asia that is available in other parts of the world. "One of the reasons for NetCel and UPS getting together is to provide full supply-chain integration," said Peter Winslow, managing director of UPS Worldwide Logistics for Asia Pacific....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Internet

- The Recording Industry We all listen to music wether we want to or not. Its in our homes, watching TV, driving in our car, going to the store, its unavoidable. Then why is the recording Industry trying to make people feel guilty about burning “illegal” CDs, when we can go to the mall and hear as much music for free as we want . I for one will never feel guilty because I always support the artist I download, by buying his/her cd’s or going to their concerts. The industry has always been about money instead of music....   [tags: essays research papers]

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- Internet Speech to Motivate a. Speech title (Tip - Should have a literary quality): “ The Lungs of the Earth” b. Topic (Tip - narrow and adapt to audience, see ch. 5 in text): The Amazon Forest c. Purpose Statements (See sample W.O.R.M.S. and ch. 5 in text): 1. General Purpose: To persuade my audience. 2. Specific Purpose: To persuade my audience to do one of these things to help preserve the Amazon Forest: write a letter, recycling, form and support a organization, or/and give financial support to preserve the Amazon Forest....   [tags: essays papers]

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Internet Addiction

- Internet Addiction ABSTRACT The Internet is the largest source of information in the world today. With its web sites and chat rooms, it is a means of communicating with people in places all over the face of the earth. Since its conception in 1973, the Internet has grown at a whirlwind rate. 51 million adults, were on-line as of the second quarter 1997 in the United States alone. Some say that the Internet is so enjoyable that it is almost addictive. The problem is that researchers are beginning to agree with them....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Internet Addiction

- Internet addiction is a growing problem with more and more people. The internet is much more accessible to people now than it was just a few years ago. The internet provides people with entertainment, loads of information, and an escape from everyday life, but like anything else, too much a good thing can be addictive. This paper will cover what internet addiction is, warning signs of internet addiction, problems caused by internet addiction, who develops internet addiction, preventing and treating internet addiction, and safety guidelines for internet users....   [tags: Expository Essays]

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Internet Censorship

- Internet Censorship With the click of a mouse, anyone can access an incredible wealth of information on topics ranging from aardvarks to zygotes. We use desktops, laptops, palmtops, and cellular telephones to connect through telephone lines, cable connections, and wireless ports. The Internet is here. It has made our lives richer and easier; it has collapsed boundaries and expanded horizons. Accessibility of information is one of the Internets fundamental features. Never before have so many had access to so much....   [tags: Papers]

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Internet Pornography

- Internet Pornography Material that is reserved for adult use has been widely available to everyone via the Internet. Without any regulation the Internet has remained untouched until a few days ago when the president passed the Communications Decency Act. This law was put into effect to put an end to the problems that have derived from the Internet. The CDA makes it a crime to knowingly send "indecent" material that could be viewed by a minor over a computer online service or on the Internet computer network....   [tags: Cyberporn Research Papers]

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Internet Advertising

- Internet Advertising Internet Advertising is the way of the future and it is very evident since many companies and businesses have their own web sites and advertisements are located all over the World Wide Web. The Internet or World Wide Web is quickly becoming the most effective way for a business to advertise their products or services to customers. Web sites such as search engines or small sites that sell advertisement space for sponsoring are profiting highly from the increase of advertising on the Internet....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Internet Censorship

- Internet Censorship Presently, it seems that the Internet is playing a very important role in everyone's daily life. This multipurpose network has many different functions useful for everyday work and entertainment. Due to the freedom of the Internet various debates and protests have come to disagree with its open form of communication. Because of the misuse of the internet many people believe that there should be some kind of internet censorship, while others are against internet censorship stating that "it is both unnecessary impossible to implement and that because of its nature the internet should be afforded the same freedom and protection as the print media" (Bradsher 2)....   [tags: Papers]

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Internet Censorship

- Everyone has heard of the Internet and how it is going to help set the world free. The Internet is the fastest growing form of communication and is becoming more and more common in the home. Companies these days do big business over the Internet, and online shopping has grown tremendously in the last few years. For instance, the online auction site eBay sells millions of items every year online. Many companies are making even more plans to expand their business to the Internet. Unfortunately, there have been numerous attempts lately to censor the Internet....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Internet Radio

- Internet Radio When a new technology is pioneered or discovered it is often the case that this new technology is used to emulate the function of old technologies, for example, when Marconi was inventing the radio he was trying to emulate the function of the telegraph system and saw the defracation of radio waves as an obstacle. Eventually these new technologies mature and the advantages and disadvantages are weighed up and used in their most effective capacity. Internet radio is a prime example of this kind of technology convergence, which uses the world wide web, “the publicly available worldwide system of interconnected computer networks that transmit data by packet switching over the i...   [tags: Expository Technology Essays]

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Internet Censorship

- Internet Censorship There is a growing debate about censoring the internet. Some people think that the internet is protected under the first ammendment and cannot be censored. Others think that some of the material that is on the net needs to be filtered and regulated. The word censorship is defined as examining any material and prohibiting what is objectionable, according to Webster’s II dictionary. Censoring the internet is a violation of the first ammendment rights of every citizen in the United States....   [tags: Argumentative Content Censoring Essays]

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Internet Addiction

- Future of the Internet Introduction In 1969, the U.S. Department of Defense’s Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) inaugurated ARPANET, a small network of high-speed supercomputers designed to withstand military attack. The purpose of ARPANET was to enable researchers and scientists to share one another’s computer facilities by long distance for national research and development projects. However, writes author Bruce Sterling, “The main traffic on ARPANET was not long-distance computing. Instead, it was news and personal messages.” Throughout the 1970s and 1980s, ARPANET grew, accommodating many different types of computers, until it was incorporated in 1989 within the National Scien...   [tags: Technology Computers Papers]

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Internet Censorship

- The Internet distributes more information than any other medium in the world. There are several problems that have emerged along with the Internet, “As soon as the public began to use the Internet, people began to express concern about its use” (Clark 1). Some groups feel that the World Wide Web is dangerous because of it’s open accessibility, whereas other groups see that the Internet is something that can be used to share knowledge globally. The Internet should not be censored because censorship would restrict Americans’ first amendment rights; regulations have been tried and have failed in the past, and there are better methods of education and protection than censorship....   [tags: Web Computers Technology Censoring Essays]

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Internet Legislation

- With the recent popularity of the Internet many topics concerning it have hit main street media. One of these topics is legislation to control its certain aspects. Legislation is now one of the feuded discussions when it comes to the Internet, and through my report I hope to shed some light on this topic of conterversy. The Internet by definition is an international web of interconnected government, education, and business computer networks--in essence, a network of networks. A person at a computer terminal or personal computer with the proper software communicates across the Internet by placing data in an Internet Protocol (IP) packet--an electronic envelope--and "addressing"...   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Internet Shopping

- Internet Shopping The Internet's popularity has dramatically escalated over the past few years and has become an integral part of daily life. It has wide spread uses ranging from obtaining information, downloading files, business advertisement to Internet commerce, which plays a major part in Internet practice. Our social structure is pressuring society to connect to the Internet, with schools world wide becoming more Web based and universities now have lectures, which can be solely viewed over the Internet....   [tags: Cyberspace Shopping E-commerce Essays]

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Internet Penetration

- Internet Penetration Identify the different levels of household penetration by the World Wide Web in each of the following continents – Asia , Africa , North America , South America and Australia . Explore the reasons for this variation. The countries with the highest internet penetration are predominately those Western economies with strong economies and high levels of affluence. Out of the top 10 countries, European countries feature 6 times, with Sweden having the highest penetration at 73.6% of the population have the internet....   [tags: Computer Science]

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Wireless Internet

- Wireless Internet By 2004, the wireless subscriber base worldwide is expected to reach 1.4 billion users, and approximately 300 million users will be accessing the Internet from some form of wireless appliance. The race is on, and Nortel Networks have first-mover advantage. Nortel Networks already demonstrated wireless applications at speeds more than 25 times faster than today's industry standard. Recently, Herschel Shosteck Associates ranked Nortel Networks first in Wireless Internet infrastructure strategy, and The Yankee Group ranked Nortel Networks first in next-generation Wireless Internet architecture....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Internet Inventions

- Internet Inventions Several inventions have changed the way people communicate with each other. From the old fashioned telegraph to today's modern electronic forms of communicating, people have beencreating easier ways to correspond. Electronic communication, such as e-mail and other internet offerings, have created a cheap and incredibly fast communications system which is gaining steady popularity. E-mail is basically information, usually in letter form,addressed to a destination on the internet....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Internet Marketing

- Internet Marketing Marketing is currently standing verge of the greatest change in lifestyle, which he has ever undertaken. All around the globe businessmen and other entrepreneurs are racing to cash on the future of marketing. Tradition is being turned on its head as all of free enterprise begins plans to phase out age-old methods to more effective and cost-conscious world of the Internet. Their logic is not too difficult to understand. Last year, American businesses spent millions of dollars advertising their products by magazine, newspaper, radio, television and mass mailers....   [tags: E-commerce business Marketing Essays]

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Internet Taxation

- Internet Taxation “Should We Tax the Internet?” was written in response to the recent findings of the Advisory Commission on Electronic Commerce in the May 2000 issue of The American Spectator. The argument is between the liberals and conservatives on the issue of whether or not to tax Internet purchases. The liberals believe that Internet purchases should be taxed so that state and local tax bases are not eroded because of increasing Internet purchases. On the other end the conservatives believe that Internet purchases should be kept tax-free, since tracking sales are completed and several states are involved with each purchase....   [tags: Government Political Essays]

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Internet Censorship

- INTERNET CENSORSHIP Censoring the Internet The internet offers a huge wealth of information both good and bad, unfortunately the vary nature of the internet makes policing this new domain practically impossible. The internet began as a small university network in the United States and has blossomed into a vast telecommunications network spanning the globe. Today the internet is ruled by no governing body and it is an open society for ideas to be developed and shared in. Unfortunately every society has its seedy underside and the internet is no exception....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Internet Censorship

- Internet Censorship The freedom of speech that was possible on the Internet could now be subjected to governmental approvals. For example, China is attempting to restrict political expression, in the name of security and social stability. It requires users of the Internet and electronic mail (e-mail) to register, so that it may monitor their activities. In the United Kingdom, state secrets and personal attacks are off limits on the Internet. Laws are strict and the government is extremely interested in regulating the Intern et with respect to these issues.10 Laws intended for other types of communication will not necessarily apply in this medium....   [tags: Argumentative Web Cyberspace Essays]

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Internet Security

- Internet Security Discuss what allows Internet access to users, with particular reference to protection against threats: viruses, spamming, and hackers. In our network design, Internet access will be granted through a centralized point located at the Los Angeles Data Center. Corporate policy dictates that the corporate internet connection is to be utilized for business purposes only, and use for any purpose other than a justifiable business need will result in disciplinary actions, or termination....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Internet Laws

- Internet Laws There are a lot of debates dealing with laws concerning the Internet. Privacy and censorship are just two of the main points of argument. While searching through this information, I found it difficult to actually find new laws concerning the Internet. There are many ongoing debates that I am sure will reach legislation. I found the CNN website to be the most help. I used other search engines, such as Google and AllTheWeb, but I mostly got personal websites about their own opinions....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Internet Issues

- Internet Issues The Internet is a wide network of computers around the world. It allows many computers to communicate and share information, with few physical boundaries. It has become an integral part of today's society. Today, almost everyone in the US can access the Internet. It is a valuable asset for people doing research as well as new form of entertainment for many people addicted to the world wide web. With this great advancement in technology, many people are signing up for accounts with ISP's and people wait in line at their local libraries, just to surf the web....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers]

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Internet Addiction

- Internet Addiction Since its initial arrival in the average household, the Internet has become a very widely exercised source of communication. At any given moment, there is an endless amount of information streaming through Internet accessible computers. The chance to interact with other people is another tempting feature of the Internet. Unfortunately, with this new commodity, also comes the possibility of abuse and addiction. Internet addiction has become an exceedingly negative power in today's culture....   [tags: Papers]

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Internet Censorship

- Internet Censorship "Internet Censorship." What does this mean to us. What is restricted. Censorship is summarily defined as the suppression of objectionable material. That means that material such as pornography, militant information, offensive language, anti-religion, and racism would be restricted in use. Freedom would not only be restricted to material placed on the web, but also what you could access, and where you could explore. Should the right of Freedom of Speech be taken away from us on the Internet....   [tags: Papers]

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Internet Security

- Internet Security INTRODUCTION Many people today are familiar with the Internet and its use. A large number of its users however, are not aware of the security problems they face when using the Internet. Most users feel they are anonymous when on-line, yet in actuality they are not. There are some very easy ways to protect the user from future problems. The Internet has brought many advantages to its users but has also created some major problems. Most people believe that they are anonymous when they are using the Internet....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Internet Censorship

- Censorship of the Internet      "We should demand that all public schools and libraries install and configure Internet Filters." This statement shows how Jeffery Pollock, a candidate for the 3rd Congressional District seat in Oregon, views the Internet. Unfortunately for him, the one thing that he ranted and raved about was the one thing that gave him an unfair disadvantage in the in the upcoming elections. (Blind Ballots) Cyber Patrol, One of the leading Internet censoring companies and is used in over 17,000 schools in the Untied States, actually blocked his website from potential voters....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Internet Scams

- Internet Scams From the comfort of an internet user’s own home they truly have the world at their finger tips. They have access to a Global Market place through the internet. Cyberspace offers unlimited options for quick and easy ways to shop, find investment opportunities, communicate, and much more. Unfortunately however, in today’s world fraudsters also find the internet to be a quick and easy way to fool and rob unsuspecting surfers with false advertising and false promises. The fraudsters target those who do not know how to determine the validity of online offers and sales....   [tags: Computer Fraud Fraudulent]

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Internet Gambling

- Abstract:  Internet gambling has become one of the hottest areas of the web, both in the sheer volume of sites and quantity of money involved.  Increasing controversy is accompanying this new industry, as federal and state government officials scramble to update legislation that restricts interstate wagering.  This paper examines the roots of Internet gambling and exposes some of the motivations driving the heated debate over its legitimacy. The business-to-consumer sector of the Internet commerce arena contains the most lucrative and fastest growing web-based industry: online gambling, which includes sports wagering, casino-style games and lotteries [1].  In a September 11th article from la...   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers]

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Internet Procurement

- Internet Procurement In order to understand the Internet Procurement industry, it is necessary to understand who the key players are and on what competitive dimensions they compete. To facilitate this understanding, I have put together a SWOT analysis of Oracle, Ariba, and Commerce One, as well as an analysis using Porter’s Five Forces framework. Understanding these three key players is necessary to understanding the industry and the competitive forces at work. Ariba and Commerce One both provide a way to easily build an eCommerce community (suppliers and buyers)....   [tags: Computers Technology Papers]

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Internet Advertising

- Internet Advertising The November cover story for Newsweek was entitled “e-life” and the issue was dedicated to the many ways that the Internet is changing our lives and work. While the changes have affected many industries and many jobs, one of the biggest changes in marketing and sales is the rapid and unpredictable growth of Internet-based sales and advertising. Currently, many users benefit from the use of “free” email sites and Web-search portals, all of which are funded by revenues from banner advertising....   [tags: Computers Technology Media Essays]

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