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E-business: Ethical, Legal and Regulatory Issues

I need help to get started on writing a 3-4-page (350 words per page) paper that outlines major ethical, legal, and regulatory issues on the internet. Give specifics.

Any help will be much appreciated. Thank you.

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One approach to help you with an assignment like this one is to provide information from various sources which you can draw on for your final copy. This is the approach this response takes. I also attached two supporting articles, some of which this response is draw, for further consideration.

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1. I need help to get started on writing a 3-4-page (350 words per page) paper that outlines major ethical, legal, and regulatory issues on the internet. Give specifics.

Since no formal law exists within cyberspace, Internet users can find 'legal' recourse only through the applicable laws of their own government.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS

Intellectual property has both legal and ethical ramifications. Plagiarism violates copyright laws. One definition of plagiarism is:"Plagiarism is the deliberate or negligent, copying of words, ideas and/or thoughts in whole, or in part, of another and then passing them off as original thought."² (http://pwebs.net/marketing/ethics/articles/copyright-violation-issues.htm).
Plagiarism is easy to detect and is reported as being widespread on the internet, and even "attorneys have been involved in copyright infringement offenses. The legal AND monetary consequences can be quite severe. Consequences involving monetary retribution and "there is also a provision in the law for criminal penalties and imprisonment if the infringement is serious enough."³ An additional note to be aware of is, once an offence is committed and published online or in print, it can come back to haunt a person forever" (http://pwebs.net/marketing/ethics/articles/copyright-violation-issues.htm). Also see http://www.pwebs.net/site_map.htm. Plagiarism from the Internet infringes on ...

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Regarding e-business, this solution outlines major ethical, legal, and regulatory issues on the Internet. Examples are provided, as well as two informative articles on Internet issues and cases.

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