Essays Tagged: "internet users"

Communications Decency Act, The Fight For Freedom of Speech on the Internet

insulted our right as Americancitizens. It's a bill which SHOULD not pass. I'll share with you how Internet users arereacting to this bill, and why they say it is unconstitutional.Some individuals di ... 4:s.652.enr:, which has the CommunicationsDecency Act on-line for public viewing,: 'Whoever uses an Internet service to send to aperson or persons under 18 years of age......any comment, request, sugg ...

(6 pages) 112 0 3.5 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Computer Ethics

Internet security

In a recent on-line survey, 93 percent of those surveyed voted that the internet needs more security (Appendix A). In the rapidly growing world of internet users, many user ... easy for a hacker with a plain-text, which is non-encoded bits of information traveling through the internet, viewer to get a person's name, password, credit-card information, and other valuable infor ... infect' a user's computer with a virus, which is a damaging program, without the user even knowing. Internet crime is rising, but there are ways to reduce the threat. These facts are some of the reaso ...

(4 pages) 283 0 3.0 Nov/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

The Communications Decency Act

g on our freedom of speech, may it be indecent or not. The Communications Decency Act, also know by Internet users as the CDA, is an Act that aims to remove indecent or dangerous text, lewd images, an ... areas of the net. The CDA is mainly out to protect children.In the beginning, the anonymity of the Internet caused it to become a haven for the free trading of pornography. This is mainly what gives ...

(5 pages) 80 0 5.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

Flat Fee vs. Pay-per-use

Most Internet users are either not charged to access information,or pay a low-cost flat fee. The Informat ... ly be based upon a pay-per-use model. On agross level, one might say that the payment model for the Internetis closer to that of broadcast (or perhaps cable) television whilethe model for the Informat ... ed the need for intermediaries who specialized in searchingtechniques.Producers vs. ConsumersOn the Internet anyone can be an information provider or an informationconsumer. On the Information SuperHi ...

(6 pages) 88 0 3.3 Mar/1997

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

This is a speech/essay on "Anti-Internet Spam" it covers all of the negative aspects of the topic and is very persuasive to the reader. Good paper. Includes Outline.

market calls. If you dislike these things as much as I do then you probably feel the same way about internet spam. Now what exactly is spam? Spam is flooding the Internet with many copies of the same ... ers rather than by the sender. There are two main types of spam, and they have different effects on internet users. Cancellable Usenet spam is a single message sent to 20 or more Usenet groups. The ot ...

(3 pages) 342 0 4.2 Dec/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

Who is Napster actually Hurting?

1. BackgroundThe Napster software (, launched early in 1999, allows internet users to share and download MP3 files directly from any computer connected to the Napster n ... pster that simplify the sharing of copyrighted material.Other file formats in common use on the Internet are not as threatening to the recording industry; primarily due to the reduced quality of t ...

(8 pages) 192 1 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media


There are over 30 million Internet users in the United States and only about 3 million of those use the Internet from home. Fo ... nment to monitor every piece of information would be impossible. With all of the information on the Internet over 83% of those images available are pornographic (Kershaw, 1). All of the information on ... es, yet at the same time it has given people another way to exploit information. One way to monitor Internet information and images would be to use censorship. However, many people protest that censor ...

(5 pages) 134 0 4.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Computer Ethics

External & Internal Analysis of Amazon during 1997. Example of a Strategic Management in the New Economy.

to asses the threats in the industry environment.Opportunity:The size, speed and growth rate of the Internet. The technology aspects of the remote external environment played a large role in opportuni ... ge role in opportunities for at the time of the case study. Firstly, the projections for internet growth, 700 million users by the year 2000 (Pearce, 2000), showed a large potential for mor ...

(10 pages) 625 2 4.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > E-commerce

HP Consermer products Business Organization:Distributing printers via the internet.

f consumers in the U.S., HP has not fulfilled customers' needs efficiently and conveniently via the internet. The internet channel today is one of the most important commercial channels in the US as t ... et channel today is one of the most important commercial channels in the US as there are 46 million Internet users in 1997, and this number is expected to grow to 150 million by 2000. Therefore, buyin ...

(7 pages) 209 0 3.4 Nov/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Declaration of Independence (Redone in a new style to protest Internet Pop-Ups)

Declaration of IndependenceWhen, in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for internet users to dissolve the communicational bands which have connected them with one another, and ... the rest of mankind, enemies at web, in peace friends.We, therefore, representatives of the will of internet users, in forums we have assembled, appealing to the servers of the world for rectitude of ... rld for rectitude of our intentions, do in the name and by the authority of the good surfers of the internet, solemnly publish and declare, That these internet users are, and of right ought to be, fre ...

(3 pages) 110 5 4.2 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

Internet: A Medium or a Message? The State of the Net: An Interim Report about the Future of the Internet

Internet: A Medium or a Message?The State of the Net: An Interim Report about the Future of the Inte ... Net: An Interim Report about the Future of the InternetWho are the participants who constitute the Internet?Users - connected to the net and interacting with itThe communications lines and the commun ... he fate of each of these components - separately and in solidarity - will determine the fate of the Internet.The Internet has hitherto been considered the territory of computer wizards. Thus, any atte ...

(40 pages) 830 0 2.9 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

Friendster, a new social networking entrepreneurship. Define the market sytstem, and creative destruction. Will this entrepreneurship become a victim of creative destruction.

A new social network startup,, is one of the most promising new Internet companies, founded by Jonathan Abrams. Social networking has shown a lot of promise, with o ... large venture capitalist firms pouring out a lot of money, almost $ 40 million.Almost five million Internet users have accessed Friendster, but surprising enough, Friendster hasn't made a cent in rev ... ing enough, Friendster hasn't made a cent in revenue. What makes Friendster different from previous Internet companies, is it's no frills approach: small offices and no marketing or public relations b ...

(3 pages) 173 0 3.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

The Internet is an essential method of communication

Ten years ago, the Internet was practically unheard of by most people. Today, the Internet is one of the most powerful ... of by most people. Today, the Internet is one of the most powerful tools throughout the world. The Internet is a collection of various services and resources. However, before people connect to the In ... he Internet, they need to be aware of its disadvantages and advantages.The main advantages to using Internet are it is cheep. The Internet provides their music online at no charge to consumers. File-s ...

(2 pages) 55 2 2.3 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Song Swapping

Song SwappingSong swapping, ever heard of it? It is an all too fast growing trend to hit internet users worldwide within recent years that is driving a wedge between manufacturers, and cons ... ion costs, and finally, to line the pockets of the well known record companies themselves. With the internet becoming increasingly more popular every day, people are finding ways around the expensive ... rd Industry Association of America) has stepped up its efforts to curb illegal song swapping on the internet by already filing suits against thousands of users online. The move is part of an ongoing e ...

(6 pages) 48 0 4.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Internet Concern on Public Policy Issue

Privacy and Legal issues, it is very difficult to control and regulate because the Internet does not involve only one country or one single state but it involve to all the countries i ... ortium,, this organization is trying to standardize and guideline privacy for the Internet. It has a platform for Privacy Preferences Project, P3P. It will allow the Internet users t ... re the some of privacy, social, and issues:SpamOne of the most contentious issues to surface on the Internet in the last few years has to do with what Internet users call Spam. Spam is unsolicited jun ...

(3 pages) 137 0 4.1 Jul/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Online Game: Shanda's Story of Success Strategy Report Summary

from 0.91 billion RMB in 2002 to 1.32 billion RMB (US$159 million) in 2003. The total population of internet users in China has reached 78 million in 2003 and 13.8 million of them, i.e. 18% of entire ... t value of online game industry was projected to reach 8 billion in year 2006. At the time, Chinese internet population may reach 1.41 billion, while online game population may be 42 million. In addit ...

(3 pages) 31 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

A Virtual community is different from the experience of a real community

Virtualcommunity real or imaginary? I plan to find out...Due to the enormous increase in numbers of internet users, over the past several years,virtual communities have been created and are being used ... ediate interaction, and as in real space many different types ofcommunities exist. The power of the Internet's connectivity with people from all overthe world means cyberspace is most prominently a pl ...

(7 pages) 116 1 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Downloading songs from the Internet: is it robbery or free expression? A specific look at Napster Inc

The Napster software, established in May of 1999, permits Internet users to share and download MP3 files directly from any computer connected to the Napster n ... Napster that simplify the sharing of copyrighted material. Other file formats commonly used on the Internet do not seem to be a threat to the recording industry primarily due to the reduced quality o ... g signed to a record label an artist could not get the exposure to make a living as a musician. The Internet allows sites like and Napster to aid struggling artists.The music industry's respon ...

(3 pages) 78 0 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The importance of combining both online and offline advertising for online businesses

The internet is a huge business and its constant and significant growth attracts more and more businesse ... be online. In 2004, online sales reached $117 billion ( with more than 812 million internet users ( All these internet users are potential custom ... credible increase in the number of existing websites, it is likely that you may not be noticed. The internet not only gives you the opportunity to sell online, it also enables to advertise online and ...

(6 pages) 131 0 4.0 May/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Government Intervention on the Internet.

ons 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 ... yone's life in some way whether it was done directly or indirectly. Our children are exposed to the Internet at school, and we are exposed to the Internet simply by just watching our television sets. ...

(11 pages) 74 0 0.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking