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  • A Wrinkle In Time - 807 words
    A Wrinkle In Time A Wrinkle in Time By Madeline LEngle In Willstead town, in North Carolina strange things are happening. Do you want to know more? Well in A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine LEngle, a wonderful writer tells all the weird things that are happening. The setting of this story is on North Carolina, at the town of Willstead in the year of 2005. One day Margaret was left by the Aliens when she was two- months old at planet Earth, and was found by the Murries, a nice couple, that had one year of marriage. Several years had passed and Margaret grew up like a normal girl. Now she has twin brothers and a Collie dog. At school everybody thinks that she is a freak, but she is a ten-year-old ...
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  • Computer Hackers In Todays World Are Becoming More Intelligent They Are Realizing That People Are Developing More Hackproof S - 1,373 words
    Computer hackers in today's world are becoming more intelligent. They are realizing that people are developing more hack-proof systems. This presents the hackers with a bigger challenge, which brings out more fun for them. The government is realizing this and needs to make harsher laws to scare the hackers more. With the increase in hacking and hacker intelligence, governmental regulation of cyberspace hasn't abolished the fact that it's nearly impossible to bring a hacker to justice. Kevin Mitnick, a hacker who has yet to have a harsh punishment when caught, can somehow lower his punishment for his hacking crimes down to a couple months probation. When Kevin was seventeen, he was caught for ...
    Related: computer applications, computer fraud, computer skills, computer system, intelligent, realizing
  • Gambling On The Internet - 469 words
    Gambling On The Internet Gambling on the Internet A bill passed on July 23, 1998 by the senate "would turn Internet service providers into traffic cops" (Cocks D1). In the Austin American Statesman dated July 25, 1998 an article titled "Internet gambling bill draws concern" Cocks quotes Ken Jackson, chief operating officer of a local internet service provider in Austin, " It said it will ban all forms of gambling on the internet, but doesn't say how anyone's going to do it." Jackson also states "The law enforcement agencies certainly aren't up to speed to deal with these things - if the bill becomes law." Among other things the bill will require Internet service providers to deny access to o ...
    Related: gambling, internet access, internet gambling, internet service, internet service provider, online gambling
  • Hackers - 801 words
    Hackers Computer Hacking Explosive growth in the computer industry over the last decade has made new technologies cheaper and simpler for the average person to own. As result, computers play an intricate part in our daily lives. The areas in which computers affect life are infinite, ranging from entertainment to finances. If anything were to happen to these precious devices, the world would be chaotic. Computer hacking is a dangerous crime that could total chaos for the entire world. Some hackers act on revenge or just impersonal mischievousness. But whatever their motives, their deeds can be destructive to a person's computer. An attack by a hacker not only affects the victim, but others as ...
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  • Internet Censorship - 928 words
    Internet Censorship Internet Censorship The Internet is a wonderful place of entertainment and education, but like all places used by millions of people, it has some murky corners people would prefer children not to explore. In the physical world, society as a whole wants to protect children, but there are no social or physical constraints to Internet surfing. The Internet Censorship Bill of 1995, also known as the Exon/Coats Communications Decency Act, has been introduced in the U.S. Congress. It would make it a criminal offense to make available to children anything that is indecent, or to send anything indecent with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass (Stop the Communications ... ...
    Related: censorship, internet censorship, internet users, world wide web, first amendment
  • Suport Highway - 540 words
    Suport Highway The textbook, Management of Information Technology, defines the information super highway as, "An installed intelligent workstation for office and professional workers in most organizations to connect via the local area network (LAN) or to other nets or to large computer data stores through servers that function as message-switching and message processing systems." (Frenzel, 1999, p.14). The books continues and identifies a subject by the name of Kevin Mitnick who was arrested on February 15, 1995, for sleuthing on the information highway. This paper will portray the events leading up to the arrest of Kevin Mitnick. Mitnick, 31, described by the Federal Bureau of Investigation ...
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  • The Growing Threat Of Computer Crime - 1,584 words
    The Growing Threat Of Computer Crime Running head: THE GROWING THREAT OF COMPUTER CRIME The Growing Threat of Computer Crime Diana Ritter Baker College of Cadillac May 9, 2001 Abstract Computers have been used for most kinds of crime, including fraud, theft, larceny, embezzlement, burglary, sabotage, espionage, murder, and forgery, since the first cases were reported in 1958. One study of 1,500 computer crimes established that most of them were committed by trusted computer users within businesses; persons with the requisite skills, knowledge, access, and resources. With the arrival of personal computers to manipulate information and access computers by telephone, increasing numbers of crime ...
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  • White Collar Crimes - 740 words
    White Collar Crimes White collar crime refers to that category of crime that tends to be committed by professionals. Securities Fraud, Insider Trading, Bank Fraud, Tax Fraud, and Money Laundering are all examples of white-collar crime. COMMON TYPES OF WHITE COLLAR CRIME 1.Bank Fraud: To engage in an act or pattern of activity where the purpose is to defraud a bank of funds. 2.Blackmail: A demand for money or other consideration under threat to do bodily harm, to injure property, to accuse of a crime, or to expose secrets. 3.Bribery: When money, goods, services, information or anything else of value is offered with intent to influence the actions, opinions, or decisions of the taker. You may ...
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