Privacy of Information Everything about you is now on computer. So What?
Identity Theft People stealing your identity & taking out money in your name. Fraud!
Ownership of Information Intellectual Property (IP) Rights, software piracy $1.5 Million for illegal game upload 9/2/2010 http://www.news.com.au/couriermail/story/0,1,26699 545-952,00.html Software Piracy Unauthorized & illegal duplication of copyrighted software
Hacking Hackers gain unauthorized access to computer systems for the purpose of stealing or corrupting data or information
Data mining & Record Matching Data mining involves understanding the types of people & their preferences through databases. For example, trends & relationships of spending habits can be established. Electronic profiles can be developed.
Digital Divide 2 distinct groups: those that have access & those that don’t!