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  • Communication Act Of 1934 Essay

    The Communication Act of 1934: A Critical Critique The author holds the assumption that the majority of Americans would not believe it to be true that the laws which govern access to the Internet were enacted prior to the start of World War 2. However, this is most certainly the case. The Communications Act of 1934 was signed into law by President Franklin D. Roosevelt on June 19, 1934 (cited). 5 years, 2 months, and 13 days prior to Germany’s invasion of Poland. 2016 marks 82 years since the Communications Act was passed into law now codified as 47 U.S.C. Since then, the rate at which technology has advanced has proven to increase exponentially. And since its inception as the ARPANET in 1969, the Internet has been a driver and catalyst of this technological development (Campbell & Garcia, 2013). The Communications Act is a law that has an impact not only on those subjected to its authority but also on the development of future technologies and the greater social order. 82 years after its enactment, the Communications Act is at the center of a controversy seemingly unforeseeable in 1934, Net Neutrality. An open Internet, or Net Neutrality, is possible due to regulations of the Communications Act…

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  • Cardozo & Co., Inc.: Case Study

    Questions Presented I am being sued by investors in Cardozo & Co., Inc. who invested in the IPO, and others who invested in anticipation of the proposed merger. He is also being sued by Prosser bank who relied on Cardozo & Co., Inc 's proxy statements to issue them a loan. What common and statutory liabilities I and what accountant client privilege does he have? Brief Answer Under common law I would be found liable for negligence to the investors in Cardozo & Co., Inc. but not to Prosser…

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  • Ethical Analysis Of The Communications Decency Act Of 1996

    The Communications Decency Act was written in 1995 and was Title V of the Telecommunications Act of 1996. It was led by Senator James Exon who was the primary proponent of the Act. He felt that the Internet was a danger to minors and that it should be censored; this was with specific importance on content that fell into the pornographic category. He is quoted as saying this, “Barbarian pornographers are at the gate and they are using the Internet to gain access to the youth of America.” (Cannon,…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Workplace Monitoring

    have for that day in the given time period. The brain is a muscle and just like any other muscle in your body, it gets fatigued. According to a study done by the University of Maryland’s Smith School of Business, employees spend an average of 3.7 hours a week on the web for personal activities at work and 5.9 hours a week online at home doing work-related tasks. Sometimes employees just need a break. - The last reason why employers might want to think twice about using electronic surveillance…

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  • The Boom Of Management Information Systems Case Study

    the Copyright Act of 1976 was enacted to pose civil action against individuals who were illegally distributing the copyrighted work of another, but no criminal charges were allowable. NET resulted from a test case brought by the Department of Justice before the federal court in the District of Massachusetts - United States vs. LaMacchia. “The indictment sought criminal penalties under the general conspiracy and wire fraud statutes for the alleged conduct of the defendant, David LaMacchia”…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Government Surveillance

    organizations, do not directly harm innocent civilians, especially when they benefit the safety of the general public. Surveillance, by definition, is the act of carefully watching someone or something especially in order to prevent or detect a crime. If that definition was used when discussing the issue of government surveillance, most public safety activities,…

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  • Analysis: The Land Of The Unfree

    of the USA Patriot Act in 2001, by President George W. Bush, we probably would have had a larger amount of terrorist attacks then we actually had. The Patriot Act has helped monitor foreign communications, as well as electronic communications in America. This act was created in response to the tragedy that happened on September 11th, 2001 at the World Trade Center in New York. As of December 2011 the Patriot Act has prevented over 42 terrorist attacks on American soil, that’s…

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  • Professional Vs Professional Ethics

    For example, before the passage of the Electronic Communications Privacy Act of 1986 in the United States, government officials did not require a search warrant to collect personal information transmitted over computer communication networks. Nevertheless, even in the absence of a privacy law before 1986, computing professionals should have been aware of the obligation to protect the privacy of personal information.” This…

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  • Employee Privacy In The Workplace

    Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA) came in 1986 and covers any type of digital communications, unauthorized and intentional interception or electronic communications are prohibited. Employers are exempt from ECPA and while most employees think that ECPA will help them, it will not be as much help due to the fact that it provides the least protection to the employees in terms of the employer intrusions. ECPA provides protections against unauthorized surveillance of electronic…

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  • Shkreli And Retrophin, Inc.: Case Study

    Per the Securities and Exchange Commission, (SEC v. Shkreli M., Greebel E., MSMB Capital and MSMB Healthcare, 2015) Shkreli violated the following sections and rules of the Securities Act of 1933, Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and Investment Advisers Act of 1940. 1) “Sections 17 (a) (1) and 17(a) (2) of the Securities Act 2) Section 10 (b) of the Exchange Act and Rule 10b-5 3) Section 10(b) of the Exchange Act and Rule 10b-21 4) Sections 206(1) and 206(2) of the Advisers Act 5) Sections…

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