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  • Ecommerce: The Merits And Disadvantages Of E-Commerce

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    purchasing mechanisms via Internet (for B-To-B). A client who purchases on the Internet is called a cyberconsumer. E-Commerce is not only limited to online sales, but also covers: • Preparation of estimates online • Consulting of users • Provision of an electronic catalog • Access plan to point of sales • Real-time management of product availability (stock) • Online payment • Delivery tracking • After-sales service In certain cases, electronic commerce makes it possible to highly customize products, in particular

  • Journalistic Standards in the Matt Drudge Era

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    will examine the debate surrounding online journalism, including a general look at journalistic standards and an account of Matt Drudge’s activities as an Internet investigative reporter. With the pressures of staying current with technology, news services scramble to grab a piece of the Internet “pie,” but struggle to determine what the ethical standards should be and how public trust can be maintained in an environment where anyone with a computer and online capability can be a reporter. Review

  • Vulnerability to Internet Predators

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    Vulnerability to Internet Predator The publicity about online predators that prey on naive and inexperienced young children using trickery and violence is largely inaccurate. Internet sex crimes involving adults and juveniles more often fit a model of statutory rape which is adult offenders who meet, develop relationships with, and openly seduce underage teenagers than a model of forcible sexual assault or pedophilic child molesting (Wolak et. al., 2008). However, prepubescent children are even less

  • Success of Online Businesses

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    Success of Online Businesses The environment and surrounding aspects of an online economy can be unpredictable, to say the least. Fluctuating sale numbers, supply and demand, high’s and low’s in the market, are just a few examples of the ever-changing commerce of online sales. These differences

  • Using the Internet for Computer Crimes

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    who is somewhat sophisticated (i.e., computer literate) and able to financially support herself. Generally, they are emotionally distant loners who seek attention and companionship in cyberspace and often become obsessed with persons they met while online. (Cyber Stalking) In most cases, the average person, could be considered as a stalker and or predator; most do not need to be computer literate. The stalker or the predator just needs to be able to know the general basics of using the computer and

  • The Internet

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    The Internet Many years ago, I use to think that people who chatted online were losers. Actually, many of my friends have said that too. We laughed and joked about the computer geeks and online chatters, and I even remember hearing myself say that I would never become a computer geek. Now, eight years later, I can't help to laugh at myself because I became the one person that I didn't want to become and that was a computer geek. But as I think about it, it is not so bad because when I look around

  • Proposed Internet Shopping Acceptance Model

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    the value of goods and services purchased online will increase rapidly. The last decade has seen the development in business-to-consumer e-commerce (B2C), which is emerging and rapidly changing (Chang, Man Kit, Cheung, Waiman and S.Lai Vincent, 2005). For this reason, there are several opportunities for marketers, retailers and researchers to better understand how and why people participate in e-commerce and continue to mutually interact. As the online shopping continue to be a growing trend all

  • Risks Associated with e-Commerce

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    Introduction E-commerce i.e. the exchange of goods and services on the internet has a number of retail brands that have an online presence. Business to business transactions are also a part of e-Commerce. The recent trend of multichannel retail allows a number of additional transactions like purchasing online and pick up in store along with the traditional features of buying online and delivering services. The paper gives an overview of privacy and security of e-commerce. It discusses various risks

  • Fraud Problems In Society

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    a person that was shaking their phone at the same time. Then you guys are become friends and you can chat with the person that you shake out. In this century, most of the boys and girls are finding their spouse online. There is an Internet fraud happened on my friend, she meet a guy online, they get together after a few weeks. One day the guy say he needs money to tide over the difficulties on his business. And the guy promise my friend that he will get marry her and give back her the money after

  • Internet - Exploring Our Inner-self in Cyberspace

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    exercise a more true identity, or a multiplicity of identities.” (Silver, 2003). According to Turkle, we create online identities to help understand our offline lives. An example is the use of avatars, where individuals create an icon to represent themselves. We construct ourselves by allowing our true self be viewed by people worldwide without the fear of rejection. Turkle claims that the online world allows us to “project ourselves into our own dramas, dramas in which we are producer, director, and star