Electronic Communications Privacy Act

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  • The Electronic Communications Privacy Act

    It was one of the first internet laws and for the most part it was a good one. It was really a good example of how the law should act. In a sense it was the epitome of security at the time. A lot of private information is contained within emails and instant messages to this day, and without the Electronic Communications Privacy Act many of these emails would have been breached and would have gone unpunished. Another great this about the ECPA is how it evolved. Today the ECPA acts as an umbrella and covers a broad spectrum of electronic devices. For example, cell phones, tablets, and other internet connective items are protected by the ECPA.…

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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 Workplace Monitoring

    fulfill the corporate mission statement and ultimate goal of increased market share. Forbes published an article on how to increase productivity in the workplace. Two of the line items were to 'Weed out distractions ' and 'Stop watching TV '.[Chowdry] This certainly falls in line with the need to restrict the ability to navigate to 'Distraction '. If you are able to remove the ability to shift focus away from the job at hand, you can theoretically increase production and produtivity.…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Government Surveillance

    abuse of power, a violation of people 's privacy, and most importantly, unconstitutional, while proponents of surveillance claim the benefit of surveillance is a reduction in the probability of high-cost events such as terrorism. Government surveillance programs, when conducted in controlled situations and closely audited by independent organizations, do not directly harm innocent civilians, especially when they benefit the safety of the general public. Surveillance, by definition, is the act…

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  • Employee Privacy In The Workplace

    Expectation of privacy at the work place has become more of a concern due to the vast expansion in the use of technology. Emails and Internet have made it more easily for employees to have access too reducing the cost of operating. Many companies have had some sort of electronic surveillance at all times on all of their employees, most are installed into the computers that they use to help monitor and make sure that everything is done and the routinely emails report to the person in charge to…

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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.” https://www.ideals.illinois.edu/bitstream/handle/2142/12247/ecse909.pdf This…

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  • Really Have True Privacy

    Americans Really Have True Privacy "History has shown us that sacrificing our right to privacy can have dire consequences -- we still live in a world where all people are not treated equally. Too many people do not feel free to practice their religion or express their opinion, or love who they choose," (Peterson) In the fourth amendment it states that the American people have the right to privacy. This is not well enforced and this right is often overlooked. Even on the internet the privacy of…

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  • Deontological Ethical Theory: Invasion Of Privacy

    Anti-monitoring: 4 STEP 2: Identify the implications 4 Positive Concerns: 4 Negative Concerns: 4 STEP 3: Final solutions 4 Abuse of computer storage 4 Invasion of privacy: 5 Ruins Trust 5 Conclusion 5 References 6 Books: 6 Internet Journals/Articles: 6 Introduction Privacy is defined as ‘the state of being free from unwanted or undue intrusion or disturbance in one’s private life or affairs; freedom to be let alone’. (The Definition of Privacy) From the definitions, it is seen that privacy…

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  • Snapchat Phenomenon

    "College Students Trust Snapchat despite Hack, Study Says." Mashable. N.p., 30 Oct. 2014. Web. Colao, JJ. "The Inside Story Of Snapchat: The World 's Hottest App Or A $3 Billion Disappearing Act?" Forbes. Forbes Magazine, 6 Jan. 2014. Web. 08 "Complaint, Request For Investigation, Injunction, and Other Relief." The Electronic Privacy Information Center, 16 May 2013. Web. Gross, Doug. "Snapchat: Sexting Tool, or the next Instagram?" CNN. Cable News Network, 10 Jan. 2013. Web. Hoover, Ryan.…

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