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What were the advances in information technology that resulted in new ethical issues necessitating the creation of the Children's Internet Protection Act, 2000, and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA), 1996?

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Advances in Information Technology
What were the advances in information technology that resulted in new ethical issues necessitating the creation of the Children's Internet Protection Act, 2000, and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA), 1996?
Information technology is the technology used to store, manipulate, distribute, and create information. Furthermore, information technology allows an individual to use computers, software, applications, databases, and other technologies to achieve a wide variety of academic, work related, and personal goals. The internet which was introduced in the 20th century compassing the world wide web (www) links everyone together with a universe of information available for access and to learn from. For example, by the year 2000, approximately 35 million Americans were listening to music online, and playing games online. Particularly, Intel introduced the Pentium ® 4 processor designed for internet audio and streaming videos, image processing, video content creation, speech, 3-D games, and multitasking environment (Intel Corporation, 2006). And there was introduction of ...

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The advances in information technology is examined. Children's Internet Protection Act, 2000 is examined.

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