Table of contents for The Internet and society : a reference handbook / Bernadette H. Schell.

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List of Tables	000
Preface	000
1 Background and History	000 
What the Internet and an Intranet Are-and the Internet's Colorful History	000 
What the Internet Is	000 
What an Intranet Is	000 
The Colorful History of the Internet and Its Increasingly Problematic Future	000 
How the Internet Works	000 
The General Nature of the Internet	000 
Gaining Access	000 
Ways in which to Communicate	000 
Publishing on the World Wide Web	000 
Creating a Website and Getting a Domain Name Address	000 
Navigating on the World Wide Web	000 
Future Development of the Internet	000 
Online Voting and VoIP Long-Distance Telephoning	000 
Beating Jetlag with Redefined Internet Videoconferencing	000 
Indulging in the Need for Speed with New and Improved Wireless Networks	000 
Growing Podcasting	000 
Turning to the Web to Watch Television	000 
Dual-Core Multi-Processing and 64-Bit Computing	000 
Conclusion	000 
References	000
2 Problems, Controversies, and Solutions		000
Internet Users' Concerns about Privacy, Security, and Trust	000
Concerns about Privacy	000
Concerns about Security	000 
Concerns about Trust	000 
An Overview of Internet Crimes	000 
Internet Crimes Resulting in Harm to Property	000 
Internet Crimes Resulting in Harm to Persons	000 
Technical Nonoffenses	000 
Internet Criminal Liability: Four Elements	000 
Conclusion	000 
References and Further Readings		000 
3 Worldwide Perspective	000
Cultural Adaptation Factors Influencing the Digital Divide	000
Geographical Factors	000
Socioeconomic Status, Gender, and Life Stage Factors	000
Legal Jurisdictional Adaptation Factors	000
A U.S. Noncomplex Legal Jurisdiction Case in Point	000
The Electronic Frontier and Frontier Justice	000
How Various Jurisdictions Have Dealt with Internet-Related Crimes	000
The United States	000
Canada	000
The United Kingdom	000
International Developments: The Convention on Cyber-Crime	000
Cultural Restriction Factors Influencing the Digital Divide: An International Incident	000
An International Incident Case in Point	000
Cultural Property Restriction Issues and Personal Access Restriction Issues	000
Property Restriction Issues: Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Protection	000
Personal Restriction Issues: The Censorship of Certain Websites	000
Conclusion	000
References	000
4 Chronology
The Setting
The Creative Beginnings of the 1970s
The Growing-up Years of the 1980s
The Booming 1990s
Fear of a High-Tech Meltdown from 2001 to the Present
5 Biographies	000
Tim Bray	000
Sergey Brin and Larry Page	000
Tim Burners-Lee	000
Vinton Cerf	000
Stephen Cook	000
Shawn Fanning	000
David Filo and Jerry Yang	000
William H. Gates	000
James Gosling	000
Steve Jobs	000
Johan Johansen	000
Mers Kutt	000
Mafiaboy	000
Kevin Mitnick	000
Pierre Omidyar	000 
Dennis Ritchie	000 
Dmitry Sklyarov	000 
Ken Thompson	000 
Ray Tomlinson	000 
Steve Wozniak	000 
References	000 
6 Facts and Data	000
A Summary of Internet Legislation in the United States	000 
18 U.S.C.	000 
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996	000(HIPAA) 
Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 (DMCA)	000 
Gramm-Leach Bliley Act of 1999 (Financial Services Modernization Act)	000 
Trademark Law, Patent Law, and the U.S. Anticybersquatting Consumer Protection Act of 1999	000 
USA Patriot Act of 2001 and the Proposed Patriot Act II	000 
Homeland Security Act of 2002	000 
Cyber Security Research and Development Act of 2002	000 
PROTECT Act of 2003, COPPA of 1998, and CIPA of 2000	000 
CAN-SPAM Act of 2003	000 
Cyber Security Enhancement Act of 2005/2001	000 
A Sampling of Recent Internet Crime Cases	000 
Russian Computer Hacker Sentenced to Three Years in Prison	000 
Creator of Melissa Computer Virus Sentenced to Twenty Months in Federal Prison	000 
Disgruntled Philadelphia Phillies Fan Charged with Hacking into Computers Triggering Spam E-Mail Attacks	000 
Los Angeles, California, Man Sentenced to Prison for Role in International Computer Hacking and Internet Fraud Scheme	000 
U.S. Charges Hacker with Illegally Accessing New York Times Computer Network	000 
Justice Department Sues to Halt Alleged Internet Tax Scam	000 
Internet Pharmacy Operator Receives 51-Month Prison Sentence	000 
First Criminal Defendants Plead Guilty in Peer-to-Peer Copyright Piracy Crackdown	000 
Second Defendant Pleads Guilty in Prosecution of Major International Spam Operation	000 
Virginia Man Pleads Guilty to Child Pornography Charges	000 
Data Regarding Internet Use and Prevalence Worldwide	000 
References	000
7 Directory of Organizations	000 
Government Agencies	000 
Independent Organizations	000 
Academic Degrees in Internet Security	000 
8 Print and Nonprint Resources	000
Books	000 
Internet-Related Journals and Magazines	000 
Journals	000 
Magazines	000 
Online Newspapers, Scholarly and Literary Journals, and E-Zines	000 
URLs of Selected Online Newspapers	000 
URLs of Selected Scholarly and Literary Journals	000
URLs of Selected E-Zines	000
WebSites	000
Websites of Companies Offering Antivirus Software	000
Websites of Companies Offering Firewalls	000
Websites of Companies Offering Intrusion Detection Systems	000
Websites Related to Sexual Assault, Cyber Pornography, and Cyber Child Pornography	000
Websites Related to Internet Periodicals and Journals	000
Internet-Related Audios, Documentaries, and Films	000
Glossary	000
Index	000
About the Author	000

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Internet -- Social aspects.
Internet -- History.
Internet -- Biography.
Internet -- Law and legislation.
Computer crimes.
Digital divide.