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    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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    The Federal Communication Commission is responsible for overseeing all television, radio and telephone industries in America. It is managed by five members picked by the president. These people work until their five year term ends regulating communication through all the mass media. Only three workers can be from the same political party. There are many different jobs for the FCC. The FCC workers handle license applications, analyze complaints, develop regulations, and participate in hearings.…

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    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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    strayed away in doing the right thing. Stewart Enterprises was a public traded company and it’s in their best interest as well as investors that they should be reporting the correct information as well as using the correct accounting practices. This would avoid any trouble from the SEC and it keeps things honest with investors who are looking to invest in the stock. The SEC charged Stewart enterprises and some individuals for earning manipulations. The people charged were Stewart Enterprises…

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    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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    “History has shown that the excuse of national security has often led to the loss of basic rights” (“Privacy vs. Security” 2), as was the case with the Japanese-American citizens during World War II whose basic rights were violated when they were removed from their houses and placed in camps. However, one must learn from ones mistakes and power can also help to protect our freedom in the future. When a choice has to be made, one should still believe in the good of our government, and should…

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    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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    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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    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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    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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