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Amazon.com Case Study
This 6 page paper answers specific questions regarding Amazon and its market. The questions include consideration of how or why Amazon have been a successful online retailer, whether or not Amazon customers also use other sites to shop for books and CDs, what aspects of customer services have aided Amazons development, why high turnover does not necessarily result in higher profits, the differences between an online and a bricks and mortar experience and the potential problems Amazon.com may face as they continue to expand their product ranges. The bibliography cites 10 sources.
Monster Networking Case Study
A 15 page paper. Monster.com is the best known job search e-business in the world. In 2003, the company launched Monster Networking, a work-related social networking site. This essay begins with an overview of the history of Monster.com, its sale to TMP, its growth and competitors and the issues surrounding the Monster Networking site and its disappointing results. The problem is identified and discussed, alternative solutions are analyzed and discussed and a recommendation is made. This is based on a Harvard case study. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
Clust; Group Buying
This 8 page paper is based on a case study supplied by the student. Clust is a French web site based on the idea of group purchasing, but this model of selling is taking time to develop and revenues are not as high as the company hoped for. The paper considers the positions and potential strategies the company can follow. The paper is based on a HBS case study supplied by the student. The bibliography cites 1 source.
Internet Gerocery Shopping and the Case of Webvan
This 8 page paper looks at a case study provided by the student. The market for the internet shopping services is considered and the needs of the segment are outlined, the cost structure is considered in order to identify areas that may be leveraged in order to support profit creation and the problems that the firm faces in becoming profitable. The bibliography cites 6 sources.
BROADWAY CAFÉ - A CASE ANALYSIS
This 16-page paper focuses on the Broadway Cafe case study, along with information technology and information systems advise. Bibliography lists 9 sources.
3 pages in length. Schoolyard bullies have long made lives miserable for their victims who typically endure unrelenting taunting and physical abuse, a problem administrators and teachers alike continue to address in today's academic environment. Disturbingly, just as education has taken to the Internet, so too has the menacing act of cyber bullying where its presence has been magnified to such a degree that people have actually committed suicide to escape the online harassment. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
Constitutional Rights v. Internet Privacy
A 9 page paper that examines the issues of privacy and freedom of information on the Internet as well as the crimes that have been bred by this privacy and freedom. Discussed are the types of crimes that occur in cyberspace, the attempts the U.S. government has made to deter these crimes, and the opposition these attempts have raised from civil liberty organizations. Bibliography lists 8 sources.
Options of eCommerce Payment and the Cost of Cyberspace
A 20 page paper that looks at the various payment options that presently exist in the world of e-commerce. Payment options discussed are online credit card transactions, digital cash, online checks, and smart card technology. The features and benefits of each of these options are examined and the privacy and security concerns surrounding each are discussed. Bibliography lists 12 sources.
New Perspective Through Cyberspace
A 4 page paper which examines how cyberspace, the internet, is creating a different kind of society with new perspectives. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
Summary of Cyberdistributors The Liability Of Online Service Providers For Defamatory Speech Of Others by Mark D. Robins
3 pages in length. The writer discusses if there is a viable and legal way for online service providers (OSPs) to police the content of message boards where subscribers post defamatory and/or false statements, given the enormity of the Internet and the undetermined legal ramifications of such behavior. Bibliography lists 1 source.
Cyberspace Crimes and the Law
This 9 page paper examines cybercrime and how the law is involved. This paper argues that while the law is important, it is sufficient. The problem with catching the criminals who participate in this type of activity is that technology in law enforcement is not up to par. Research is provided to support the assumptions. Bibliography lists 8 sources.
Law Enforcement and Cyber Crime
This 5 page paper begins with comments from two FBI Cyber Agents about their typical day. Although all law enforcement agencies know cyber crime is the fastest-growing crime in the history of the country, officials do not know exactly how extensive it is because only about 5 percent of the crimes committed are ever reported. The writer discusses the difficulties obtaining statistical data. The writer provides examples of specific crimes and how the FBI, working with other agencies, was involved in solving them. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
Communication and Disputes in Cyberspace
This 10 page paper considers how disputes and misunderstandings can occur in cyberspace as a result of the style of the communication medium and the way the communication is interpreted. The paper also looks at how and where he disputes may be resolved and where the distance and detachment of cyberspace is an advantage or a disadvantage. The bibliography cites 18 sources.
Data Security and Cyber Crime
This 3 page paper looks at the issue of data security in the context of cyber crime. The paper gives a good overview of the subject from as range of literature, discussing what is meant by cyber crime, how it takes place and how it is dealt with. The bibliography cites 10 sources.
A 3 page research paper that describes three cyber attacks what occurred between nations, which concludes with the analysis that the US response to the attack on the State Department's East Asia Bureau in 2006 constituted the best defense. Bibliography lists 3 sources
CYBERCRIME PLAN - PREVENTING PHISHING
This 3-page paper discusses a plan for preventing phishing. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
A 3 page paper that reviews an article on cyber security. The article explains why good passwords are needed and how top choose them. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
IT Forensics: Digital Evidence
5 pages in length. The article entitled "Computer Forensics" by Peter Sommer delves deeply into the advantage law enforcement officials have in the ongoing pursuit of apprehending cyber criminals. Discussing each component of IT forensics in a comprehensive yet understandable manner, the author provides a beginning-to-end overview of why computer forensics has become a necessity in today's high-tech world, how police carry out the often-tedious task of finding virtual evidence and when said evidence is considered permissible in a court of law. In short, Sommer offers an encapsulated yet thorough glance at the inner workings of an entirely unprecedented element of technological law enforcement. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
The Computer In Criminalistics
3 pages in length. Staying one step ahead of the criminal has long been the first line of defense for law enforcement officers; when intelligence is gathered that precludes the ability for the offender to actually commit the crime, it serves to establish a pattern by which subsequent foils can also be utilized. However, technology has created quite a significant challenge for law enforcement to maintain that critical step ahead of criminal activity by virtue of the wholly comprehensive nature of cyber crime. As such, the entire criminal justice field has come to incorporate the very instrument that has facilitated so many crimes as part of its arsenal for thwarting those offenses and ultimately catching the lawbreakers. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
Legal Issues and E-Commerce
This 12 page paper considers the risks of e-commerce identifying breach of copyright as one of the most relevant, followed by privacy concerns of employees and confidentially concerns of employers. The writer considers this from a UK legal perspective. The bibliography cites 12 sources.
A Case for Making Virtual Pornography Outlawed
An 8 page discussion of the impacts of virtual pornography on society. The writer emphasizes that while the issue of Internet regulation is highly controversial, pornography on the World Wide Web should definitely be outlawed if for no other reason than its impacts on the most vulnerable members of our society, our children. Bibliography lists 13 sources.
This 5-page paper examines issues in cyberstalking, especially from a legal standpoint. Taking a fictional case study into account, the paper discusses whether cyberstalking actually took place, and whether the stalker should be convicted. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
Report on Cyber Crime
This 8 page report discusses the fact that the “consensual hallucination” (a
term coined by science-fiction writer William Gibson) of cyberspace must, of necessity,
include a “consensual” understanding that the realm of cyberspace is no less vulnerable to
the negative aspects of human nature such as deceit, fraud, and theft. In many ways, the
opportunity for criminal activity in cyberspace is heightened due to its very nature which
supports anonymity and a certain freedom of action that few people would ever act on in
their “real” lives. Bibliography lists 10 sources.
A 6 page paper discussing a popular trend. The game-specialist cybercafé in Hong Kong as in any other country offers patrons a wide variety of activities they can pursue. It provides a setting like no other that can be found by any other means. Individuals can be and remain anonymous online while taking part in solitary activities in a social setting. Alternatively, they can choose to meet those who they discover through their online gaming entertainment. The atmosphere of the game-specialist cybercafé in Hong Kong broadens the options available to game players who use the Internet. Some are so compatible that they choose to make their partnerships more permanent. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
Technophobia and Cyberphobia
6 pages in length. The writer provides a 15-source annotated bibliography.
Overview of Cybersquatting
his 12 page paper provides an overview of cybersquatting. The concept is defined and trademark law is discussed in depth. Recent cases are discussed and philosophical issues are broached. Bibliography lists 10 sources.
Literature Review of Mathematics Distance Learning
This 8 page paper provides a review of literature on the use of online education in mathematics. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
Voice Over Internet Protocol History
A 6 page paper reviewing the history of voice over Internet protocol (VoIP). From its beginnings as an old and expensive technology that no one could find a good use for, VoIP now is poised to overtake POTS (plain old telephone service) in the future. If the future unfolds as the creator of the Skype VoIP service envisions, then existing telephone companies will find themselves with the need to discover new sources of revenue. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
Internet History and General Information
This 5-page paper provides an overview of the history of the Internet, as well as dial-up, satellite, cable modem and DSL Internet connections. Also included are discussions about Internet 2.
Email Laws and Relevant Literature
4 pages in length. The tremendous impact computers have had upon today's global community represents the staggering progress contemporary society is experiencing. That business is conducted from opposite ends of the planet, people forge lifelong relationships without ever having met and employees work from the comfort and convenience of home via telecommuting speaks to the reality of what was once only far off aspirations. Indeed, the benefit of computers far outweighs the inherent drawbacks, however, those negative aspects are not so insignificant that they can be ignored; rather, the extent to which such concerns as email laws are necessary to address issues pertaining to personal privacy, unsolicited correspondence/advertisements and hacking. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
Comparing Online Purchasing Practices and Environments of Developing and Developed Countries
This 4 page paper is a literature review regarding the development and use of online shopping comparing the characteristics of the way that it takes place between the developed and the developing world environment. The bibliography cites 11 sources.
E-COMMERCE TRUST IN DEVELOPED COUNTRIES: A LITERATURE REVIEW
This 5-page paper discusses the building of trust among e-commerce users. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
Information Technology Lessons, Student Performance, and Gender Differences
There is a great deal of research that indicates there is a gender difference in the classroom when studying IT. Most research indicates that female students are disadvantaged and are not reaching their full potential. However, there is also some research that indicates there is equality. This 30 page paper undertakes a literature review to identify the relevant studies and how gender differences may be manifesting and then conducts primamry research based on a questionnaire supplied by the student to test the empirical evidence. The paper then correlates the primamry research and the literature review in a discussion and recommendations. The bibliography cites 15 sources.
Military Operations and IT
A 12 page paper. Information technology systems have not only changed the corporate world, they have changed the defense and military worlds. This paper is a literature review of articles addressing the issue of information warfare, changing military operations, the need for information by military commanders, the risk and vulnerability of information systems. Bibliography lists 10 sources.
Online Learning and Teaching
A 4 page research paper that investigates this topic. Online learning encompasses the possibility of bringing about a revolution in delivery of higher education. However, along with benefits, online education also brings concerns. Literature addressing online education discusses concerns about instructional strategies and best practices in online teaching, as well as advantages, disadvantages, and how online learning compares with traditional classroom instruction. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
Risk Management Issues in E-Law
4 pages answering 4 questions about Internet law and risk management, particularly in matters of privacy and use of information gathered from site visitors. Bibliography lists 10 sources.
DOWNLOADING MUSIC -- FOR FREE
This 5-page paper focuses on various methods by which a teen consumer can download music for free. The paper focuses on pros and cons of this. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
Contract Law Case and the Internet
World Wide Web and its History
A 7 page paper tracing the history of the world wide web, how it started, why, and how it has evolved to its present state, as well as the future outlook for the web. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
Internet Laws and Pornography
5 pages in length. The writer discusses the need for legal control with regard to pornography and the Internet. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
History of the Arpanet
5 pages in length. Reviews the history of the Arpanet from its beginnings, the problems it has faced and the innovation it has wrought as a forerunner to the Internet. The myth surrounding the Arpanet is that it was devised as a means to survive a nuclear war. While this is certainly interesting, the truth is that the Arpanet was commissioned by the Department of Defense in 1969. The true purpose of the Arpanet was to save money by linking the computers of scientists and researchers. The writer explains in this well-written paper details regarding the Arpanet. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
Music CD Sales in Australia and the Impact of P2P File Sharing
This 12-page paper focuses on whether P2P music file sharing has a dire impact on sales of CDs. There is also emphasis on the Australian music industry. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
Best Practices in Risk Management and eBusiness Law
A 3 page paper discussing legal and risk management issues. In many respects, best practices collectively are a reflection of common sense. In today’s electronic environment, there should be more effort placed in staying ahead of those who exercise fraud as their livelihood. Virtually everyone writing on the topic today predicts that the problem will get worse before it improves, and the small business, at least, must guard well against the losses it could incur. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
eCommerce Content Management
33 pages in length. The ever-changing face of global e-commerce has called for greater efficiency when it comes to content management, a critical component of online retailers that helps maintain unstructured information found on any given Web site. This information exists in many digital forms, not the least of which include text documents, engineering drawings, XML, still images, audio/video files and many other types/formats. Modification is a primary consideration when addressing issues of content management, given the constant modification required for maintaining a current cyberlocation. This ability to constantly modify a Web site's content also carries with it a tremendous responsibility for doing so properly in relation to easy reorganization and updating. The reason why content management has become such a critical component to the success of e-commerce sites is, as Ko et al (2002) note, is because Internet/Web users are becoming more savvy with so many emerging resources. Bibliography lists 23 sources.
Customer Relationship Management and its Relation to E-Commerce
is seen by many as having a great deal of potential to add to the value chain, creating better information and enhancing the relationship between the supplier and the buyer. This 20 page paper considers applications of CRM to e-commerce. There is a great deal of potential synergy in this market, but there are also problems. The paper considers these problems and presents some guidelines by which CRM and E-commerce should be integrated. The bibliography cites 23 sources.
Internet Business Marketing
This 5 page paper focuses on Monster.com as an example of an e-business and looks at a variety of marketing schemes. ACNielsen, SRI and Cyber Dialogue are noted as companies that help businesses gain access to marketing information and techniques. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
Cyber Security and Government System Protection
This 10 page paper looks at cyber security and why the U.S. government's systems are vulnerable. Suggestions are provided. Bibliography lists 12 sources.
Dystopia and the Film The Matrix
This is a 5 page paper discussing the film “The Matrix” as a dystopia. The 1999 Wachowski brothers’ film “The Matrix” reflects the most severe fears and anxieties within today’s society in regards to a futuristic world as a “dystopia”. Opposite of More’s idealistic world portrayed in his work “Utopia”, the literary term “dystopia” refers to a “bad place”. Since the industrial revolution and more recently the computer and information revolution, society’s fears of possible negative results from growing technological achievements have been reflected in literature and cinema. While currently cyber-technology, that which is related to the computer world and artificial intelligence, is being promoted as a positive element within society in that humans are able to access free information and share information on a global scale, the film “The Matrix” portrays more so that element not promoted within technological circles, that is, the negative and de-humanizing aspects of cyber-technology which robs human of their individuality from a physical and mental perspective and uses humans for the proliferation and eventual dominance of artificial intelligence.
Bibliography lists 3 sources.
RADIOHEAD, THE MUSIC INDUSTRY AND THE INTERNET
This 12-page paper provides an essay about the band Radiohead and how the Internet has changed the recording industry. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
Internet Addiction Disorder
This is a 6 page paper discussing internet addiction. Internet addiction, also known as Internet Addiction Disorder (IAD), Internet Behavioral Dependence (IBD) or Problematic Internet Use (PIU), is considered a behavioral or social pathology similar to other nonchemical addictions such as pathological gambling, or compulsive shopping, sex or over-eating among others and has become an international concern. There are considered several different sub-types of internet addiction such as cyber-sexual addiction for those who are addicted to pornographic or sex web sites; cyber-relationship addiction for those who are addicted to online relationships; net compulsions which include internet shopping and gambling; information overload for those who compulsively surf the web or search databases; and computer addiction which is related to compulsive playing of computer games. Generally, internet addiction is assessed and treated similar to other addictive behavior which may include the 12-step program, cognitive therapy or other therapies such as expressive art therapy.
Bibliography lists 5 sources.
This 8 page paper considers the increase in the use fo the internet and cybercrime and the way that the Computer Misuse Act 1990 may be used it dealing with different cybercrimes such as cyberobscenity, cybertrespass, cybertheft and cyberviolence which can include cyberstalking. The paper looks at what the Computer Misuse Act 1990 will cover and how it may be possible to improve the legislation and enforcement of the law concerning cybercrime. The paper is written with reference to UK law. The bibliography cites 12 sources.
Various Formats of Digital Audio
A 4 page paper discussing .wav, MP3, MIDI and MOD music-storing formats. Digital music and other audio forms have benefited greatly from the innovations of recent years. After the advent of the Internet, audiophiles formerly started their music downloads before going to bed for the night, for the download time of only a few files would take hours to complete. The legal landscape has greatly changed as well; the involvement of more corporate entities in music and other audio file downloading has resulted in more options being available for today’s users. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
This 7 page paper provides an overview of the history of Internet2, including its development, implementation and the future ambitions. This paper considers the basics of Internet2, the underlying reasons for its development and the implications. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
Was the Introduction of the Digital Economy Act 2010 Wise Legislation?
This 9 page paper examines the UK's Digital Economy Act, which came into force in June 2010, looking at the reason for the introduction of the legislation, or text achieve as well as examining the reasons driving those who are in favor and those who oppose the legislation with particular attention paid to the music industry. The bibliography cites 12 sources.
This 4 page paper looks at Napster and the way in which it brought the downloading of music over the internet into the mainstream. The paper is based on questions and materials supplied by the student.
WIPO Internet Intellectual Property Protection
This 3 page paper looks at the role and remit of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). The paper then considers the way intellectual property on the internet is protects, with specific attention to music by looking at the WIPO Copyright Treaty (WCT) and the WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty (WPPT).The bibliography cites 3 sources.
Historical and Social Relevance of Silicon Valley
This 11 page paper provides a history of Silicon Valley and also delves into how personal computers and the Internet are important to society. Many people are named in this historical look at computers, inclusive of Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, and Frederick Terman. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
Cyber Cafe Life and Media Imperialism
This 6 page report discusses the concept of media imperialism is the idea that Western media exerts considerable influence over the cultures of countless nations around the world and how the “imperialism” of the media is reminiscent of the behavior of the European colonizers. The report then moves on to discuss the ways in which online life has become a common reality for millions of Americans. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
An 11 page paper tracing the history of ecommerce over the past century. After computers became necessary for business, it became desirable to use the electronic environment for more than only information storage. Data networking was the only missing link, and eventually telecommunications networks were sufficiently available to enable purchasing and payments in the electronic environment. Ecommerce was born, to be embraced by business and consumer segments at different rates. The purpose here is to trace the history of ecommerce and technology over the past century, and to make a conclusion as to whether the industrial age has ended. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
This paper provides an overview of the development of the internet and the world wide web, providing a great deal of technical information in 9 pages. In addition to the evolution of this widely used phenomenon, current application in terms of business, entertainment and education are noted as well. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
Risks, Structure, and Security Management
(8 pp) The complexities of modern society have
combined to generate a variety of threats to
business organizations, information networks,
military installations, government operations, and
individuals. For information technology,
information is the core of its existence. Anything
that threatens information or the processing of the
information will directly endanger the performance
of the organization. Whether it concerns the
confidentiality, accuracy, or timeliness of the
information, the availability of processing
functions or confidentiality, threats that form
risks have to be countered by security. That
means there are structural risks. Structural
risks require structural security. Bibliography
lists 5 sources.
Formation of Security Management Policy and Risk Management Effects
An 18 page paper discussing issues that need to be addressed when forming security risk management policy. The very essence of developing an effective security policy is dependent in great extent to the level of risk that exists. It has been demonstrated repeatedly that network and computer administrators face the threat of security breach each day. Building security is less predictable, particularly as groups of fanaticals place their energies into dreaming up increasingly grand plans for murdering innocents by the thousands. Those responsible for forming and implementing security management policy must be aware of the types of risk faced by the organization and then control for contributing factors. The paper discusses management of risks that are both physical and informational. Bibliography lists 17 sources.
BayesiaLabs Data Mining System
A 5 page paper discussing the operation and benefits of BayesiaLabs data mining system. Much of the focus of marketing lies in knowing the target customer, but much of the knowledge that could be used is virtually buried in nondescript forms and electronic files. The process of extracting these bits of information and combining them in meaningful ways is not economical manually, but automatic data mining can make “hidden” information available to marketers while not incurring any significant labor costs in the process. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
E-commerce Service Options
A 5 page paper discussing external customer service and payment options available to online merchants. The variety of services available translates to a wide range of choices being available to online merchants, allowing them to operate their businesses exactly as they choose. The cost of these services generally will be far less than any in-house effort to provide the same, bringing cost benefits for both merchants and their customers. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
Internet Medieval History Websites Compared
A 6 page research paper that examines and critiques three internet sites that deal with medieval history. The writer evaluates each site according to graphics, usability and the quality of information. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
Downfall of Napster Inc.
A 9 page paper examining the reasons that Napster was forced out of business while other download services still operate today. Shawn Fanning’s Napster music download site unleashed a flurry of legal action that eventually led to the company’s demise. The purpose here is to assess the case and look for lessons in it. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
Web Design and Internet Technology
This 6 page paper considers two aspects of new technology. The first part of the paper considers development and spread of the Internet. The second part of the paper considers web design, why it is important and how it has developed. The bibliography cites 4 sources.
eCommerce Management Challenges
This 5 page report
discusses the management of electronic commerce or “e-commerce”
and how it continues to revolutionize the way the modern world is
doing business. The most successful businesses involved in
e-commerce are able to provide dynamic connections to customer
data bases using numerous interconnected routers for corporate
clients, as well as Internet access for mainstream consumers.
Bibliography lists 7 sources.
21st Century Corporate Success and Management Reporting
A 5 page paper that examines the benefits of management reporting as part of a productive and profitable inter-enterprise business management philosophy. Included is a description of a type of management reporting and analysis software that is currently being offered as an innovative solution to organizational and management reporting problems. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
Tutorial on Electronic Commerce Quality Management
This is an 8 page tutorial paper that presents a discussion of quality management in electronic commerce businesses. The writer first presents a proposition that quality management is needed for success. The method of research is explained and the two companies to be considered (Amazon.com and Dell Computer) which is followed by a literature review. The paper includes a brief explanation of total quality management and a discussion of why quality management is essential. Comments are offered regarding the quality of management at the two identified companies. Tutorial comments are included throughout the paper. Bibliography lists 11 sources.
Germany's Infrastructure of Technology and Transportation
This 4 page paper examines the macro environment in Germany outlining the transport and technology infrastructure that is in place. Many useful facts are quoted in the paper. The bibliography cites 6 sources.
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