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Contents 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.