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  • Why Commit Cybercrime

    something that perhaps cannot otherwise be obtained, like communication with other people with prurient interests. Political and religious motives are more intimidating than the other motives; they are also known as hacktivism (Britz, 2013, p.63). They involve strong emotional feelings that affect not just one person or business, but many people. The first three motives are less threatening than the last three, but no less illegal, and in the case of revenge, it can be as simple as posting an embarrassing picture on Facebook, or it could be as bad as cyberstalking. Nonetheless, they are all considered criminal acts. Jeanson James Ancheta was a high school student at Downey High School in Downey, California until he dropped out in 2001. There was nothing particularly different about him. He was born in 1985 in Downey California, of Hispanic origin, and was probably Catholic. He was apparently self-taught. In his 20s he was convicted of 17 counts of conspiracy, fraud, and other crimes. He worked at an Internet café and in June of 2004, he got hold of a program called ‘rxbot’ (Bot-herder, 2006). He modified the program and infected approximately 400,000 computers with his bots. He then rented and sold them to other hackers who used them for malicious intent. Some of his bots attacked the Weapons Division of the U.S. Naval Air Warfare Center in China Lake, California, the U.S. Department of Defense (Zombie, 2006). He was sentenced to 57 months in prison, and three…

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  • Global Film Industry: The Global Entertainment Industry

    The Walt Disney Company, an entertainment conglomerate, purchased Marvel Studios back in 2009 for $4 billion (Vejvoda). When conglomerates eliminate industry competition, it can produce negative externalities in an industry. Marvel Studios has been committed to producing superhero movies since 1993 and recently has been criticized for its predatory business strategies. This can be shown through the salary dealings from its production of the Avengers series. The lead cast of the Avengers consists…

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  • Downey And Los Angeles Similarities

    The two cities I chose to report on are Downey and South Gate. The reasons I chose these cities are I graduated from Downey High School and I grew up in the city of South Gate. From personal experience, I know that they are similar in many ways but also differ in terms of their economy just by observing the cities. This report will discuss the economic development goals of the two cities with emphasis on how they compare and contrast to one another and will determine the desirability of…

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  • The Courage Of Love In The Movie Only You

    Corvatch ( Marisa Tomei) was only a kid when a fortune teller told her the name of her true love Damon Bradley . Since then she has not stopped thinking and looking for him, but as the time went by she got tired of searching and soon met a doctor who she engaged a few years later. A week before her wedding she received a call from the guy that was suppose to be her true love (Damon) so she decided to go look for him again, with her friend Kate (Bonnie Hunt) . They went to Italy that was where…

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  • June Etta Downey Contributions To Psychology

    ¨[June Etta Downey is] endowed with an unusually alert and discerning mind and with a maturity of judgement extremely infrequent in students her age.¨ Spoke former president of Yale University, James Rowland Angell, whom Downey had worked under for her doctorate degree. Her contributions to the Science of Psychology left her with many honors and achievements by the end of her life time. Not only did she contribute to the field of Psychology, but to the advancement of women in society. She made…

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  • Robert Downey Jr Research Papers

    If a woman had to name her top celebrity crush, Robert Downey Jr. would be at the head of the list. These past couple of years Robert Downey Jr. has succeeded in becoming an A-list actor. Robert Downey Jr. stays out of the media and keeps the details of his personal life under wraps. Although, in the past he did have some trouble with drugs and alcohol but, one can argue it only helped his reputation. Woman loving hearing success stories about men going from bad to good. Currently, Robert…

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  • Movie Review: The Soloist

    The movie The Soloist starring Robert Downey Jr. and Jamie Foxx is based on the book with the same title written by Steve Lopez. The book chronicles Steve Lopez’s friendship with a homeless schizophrenic named Nathaniel Ayers. In the movie, Robert Downey Jr. portrays Lopez and Jamie Foxx portrays Ayers. There are multiple differences between the book and the movie; however, the main premise and struggles remain the same. After struggling to come up with an idea for his column for the Los Angels…

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  • Sexism In Movie Essay

    Robert Downey Jr., male of course, played the character of Tony Stark. Stark was a very rich engineer that was held captive by the enemy in Afghanistan, but escaped by creating protective and weaponized suit. Once he was able to escape and brought back to the U.S., Stark was able to improve the suit to give him the capabilities of a superhero. Gwyneth Paltrow, female, is casted as Pepper Pots, Tony Stark’s secretary. It may seem that Pots was only written into the storyline to show that while…

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  • Analysis Of 'Avengers: Age Of Ultron'

    Men through centuries have felt entitled to own and posses women. In the movie Avengers: Age of Ultron, Tony Stark, the character played by Robert Downey Jr said that he would reinstitute prima nocta if he were king of Asgard; prima nocta is the right of a king to bed a woman on her wedding night. Women are then equated with things that can be possessed by men. The belief of men to have rights to women reminded me of the actions of Elliot Rodger, whom drove to a sorority house in California and…

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  • Editing In Zodiac

    people, meanwhile when Zodiac is on screen, he is engulfed in the darkness. ACTORS: The actors definitely do a great job at expressing different characteristics in their unique roles. They inspire their feelings and opinions based on the story and every character has its own approach to the matter. Jake Gyllenhaal, who plays cartoonist and author of the Zodiac book Robert Graysworth, portays the expressive subjectivity of the character through his frustratingly audacious obsession with trying…

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