• Computer Crime Prevention And Innovation
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    Computer Crime: Prevention and Innovation Since the introduction of computers to our society, and in the early 80's the Internet, the world has never been the same. Suddenly our physical world got smaller and the electronic world set its foundations for an endless electronic reality. As we approach the year 2000, the turn of the millennium, humanity has already well established itself into the "Information Age." So much in fact that as a nation we find our selves out of a service economy and int...
  • Piracy Intellectual Property
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    Internet Software Piracy: A Growing Problem While the Internet vastly increases opportunities to sell products and services, it also creates new opportunities to steal software. Indeed, software theft and distribution threaten to undermine the tremendous innovation, jobs and revenue that the Internet promises. Until recently, unauthorized copying of software required physical exchange of floppy disks, CDs or other hard media. But, as the Internet continually gets easier, faster and less expensiv...
  • Computer Crime Software Information Online
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    The information age is the age we live in today, and with the information age comes an age of ethics. When we deal with the new technologies introduced every day, we need to decide what we must consider ethical and unethical. We must consider all factors so that the use of the information readily available to many persons is not abused. "Information technology will be the most fundamental area of ethical concern for business in the next decade." (Ermann) The most widely used tool of the informat...
  • Software Piracy And Its Effects
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    Software Piracy and it's Effects Identification and Description of the Issue Copyright law are perhaps those laws which are breached the most by individual on a daily bases. This is because one might not know be informed about these law or because not much is done to enforce these law. Also some countries of the world have no Copyright laws. Software Piracy is a breach of a copyright law a sone copies data contained on the medium on to another medium without the consent of the owner of the Softw...
  • Piracy On The Internet
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    Computer Ethics and Piracy Computer piracy, which is the illegal copying and / or distribution of software, is a serious issue that happens throughout today s world. Software piracy hurts the many computer programmers who make these games, utilities, and other applications. Another form of piracy is hardware, which will be covered in more depth later in this report. Any form of piracy hurts the developers and the retailers who sell the hardware and / or software. That is why it is important to f...
  • Computer Ethic United States
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    Introduction Legality, piracy, ethics, effects, moral dilemmas, motives, age, involvement, types - encryption are all main issues in Computer Crimes in todays world. How do we determine someone fate Computer crime has become such a hot topic in the media since the middle of the 1980's. By now most of us would have probably recognize the names of some of the prominent "hackers" such as Kevin Mitnick or Robert Morris, which I will touch upon their crimes. These hackers or more appropriately "crack...
  • Computer Crimes People One Computers
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    Computer crime started in the early 1970 s and has become more and more prevalent. Some computer crime are committed by outside individuals that hack into a computer system. These are the people that usually steal data and cause data loss by vandalism. The most common kind of computer crime is espionage committed by people who work for a company, but this is also the one that you rarely hear about. They usually enter false data that will end up making money for them. Hackers are the worlds new ...
  • Piracy Counterfeit Software
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    What is Piracy The term 'software piracy' covers different activities: illegal copying of programs, counterfeiting and distributing software - even sharing a program with a friend. It's important to understand the different software piracy channels, not just to comply with the law but also to protect against bigger economic problems like lost revenue... and lost jobs. OEMs and Resellers Just because the disk says Microsoft or the software came p reloaded on your PC, doesn't guarantee it's legal....
  • Computer Crime Internet Information Software
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    Computer Crime by: Manik SainiAdvances in telecommunications and in computer technology have brought us to the information revolution. The rapid advancement of the telephone, cable, satellite and computer networks, combined with the help of technological breakthroughs in computer processing speed, and information storage, has lead us to the latest revolution, and also the newest style of crime, 'computer crime'. The following information will provide you with evidence that without reasonable dou...
  • Intellectual Property Case Lamacchia Piracy
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    The Case Heard 'Round the Internet The world has not been the same since the case of David LaMacchia, a former MIT student who was indicted in 1994 for violating wire-fraud statutes, or, in other words, for software piracy. LaMacchia made two websites entitled "Cynosure" and "Cynosure 2," that were connected to the internet from November 21, 1993 to January 5, 1994. On his websites LaMacchia essentially gave internet users access to MIT's Athena workstations, which were comprised of many differe...
  • Piracy Software Pirates Companies
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    Piracy is usually determined as a seizure of property (ship, airplane or software) that holds no commission from the owner (Piracy 1). It is mostly linked to the dirty, bearded men that sailed the seven seas and robed merchant ships or ships that carried a valuable cargo. This however, was not the case in the late eighties and is definitely not the case today in the nineties. Now software pirates copy software without the permission of the company for their own personal benefits. Since piracy in...
  • Software Piracy Patent People Copyright
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    Software Piracy (Canadian essay) by maryanne ." I want to impress upon honourable gentlemen who are not lawyers the fact that the question of copyright is of importance not only to lawyers, but to many people in the country 1." Copyright is, literally, the "right to copy." The Canadian Copyright Act gives copyright owners the sole right to reproduce, perform or issue a work 2. This ensures that the creators have total control over their work and benefit completely from what they have created whe...
  • Intellectual Property Software Computer Kevin
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    Outline In the late 1970 s, hackers were people who enjoyed learning the details of computer systems. Today, hackers (or crackers) refer to people who break into computer systems. Some malicious hackers use Trojan horses, logic bombs, and other means to infiltrate computer systems. Breaking into other computer systems is called electronic trespassing. This paper will speak of: On-line Outlaws: Computer Crime Computer Security: Reducing Risks Security, Privacy, and Freedom: The Delicate Balance ...
  • Software Piracy People Industry Form
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    Software Piracy Software piracy is the failure of a licensed user to adhere to the conditions of a software license or the unauthorized use or reproduction of copyrighted software by a person or entity that has not been licensed to use the software. Software piracy has become a household word and a household crime and has had a great affect on the software industry. It is a problem that can only be solved by the choices of each individual. The computer software industry is one of the great busin...
  • Software Piracy A Big Crime With Big Consequences
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    Software Piracy: A Big Crime With Big Consequences Imaging for a moment that you come across an advertisement saying you can meet up with an individual who will break into a store, disarm all of the alarms and will hold the door open for you as you walk inside and take anything you wish. This criminal offence occurs every day on computer systems around the world including the internet. This is a very serious problem and is very difficult to circumvent. Every computer user is both tempted and imm...
  • Url Web Software Piracy Internet
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    Computer Software Piracy and it's Impact on the International Economy The PC industry is over twenty years old. In those twenty years, evolving software technology brings us faster, more sophisticated, versatile and easy-to-use products. Business software allows companies to save time, effort and money. Educational computer programs teach basic skills and complicated subjects. Home software now includes a wide variety of programs that enhance the users productivity and creativity. The industry i...
  • Pirated Software Piracy Microsoft Pirates
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    Merriam-Websters Collegiate Dictionary defines piracy as, an act of robbery on the high seas or an act resembling such robbery (885). From this we can define software piracy as an act of robbery on the information superhighway. Many people do not see it as such. Even though the average person would never consider going into a convenience store and stealing a stick of gum, many have no qualms about stealing thousands of dollars worth of software. In a study done by the Canadian Alliance Against S...
  • Crime Software Computer Crimes
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    In today s society computers are everywhere, but when someone thinks of a computer they think of it as a way to make life easier. This is true computers have made our life a lot easier and some times harder. The area that computer have improved our life the most is in communication, now we can write talk and hold a video conference anywhere in the world in real time. However, with as many good things that computers bring, they also bring many bad things too. Just as there is, crime in the real w...
  • Copyright Law Software One Piracy
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    Software Piracy and it's Effects Identification and Description of the Issue Copyright law are perhaps those laws which are breached the most by individual on a daily bases. This is because one might not know be informed about these law or because not much is done to enforce these law. Also some countries of the world have no Copyright laws. Software Piracy is a breach of a copyright law as one copies data contained on the medium on to another medium without the consent of the owner of the Softw...
  • Software Piracy Copyright Law
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    A Worldwide Problem Software piracy is defined as the illegal copying of software for commercial or personal gain. Software companies have tried many methods to prevent piracy, with varying degrees of success. Several agencies like the Software Publishers Association and the Business Software Alliance have been formed to combat both worldwide and domestic piracy. Software piracy is an unresolved, worldwide problem, costing millions of dollars in lost revenue. Software companies have used many di...