E commerce


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This upload is for a presentation I have done for the subject of E-commerce and points relating to social and ethical issues.
I am relying on my speech and explanation in class, rather than themselves.
The first part shows the process of buying an "iPad" on amazon, in order to act as an icebreaker with my classmates.

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  • Refer to Digital Citizenship
  • E commerce

    1. 1. IntroductionWhat is E-Commerce?How E-Commerce is growingAn Example: PayPalThe Problems (in terms of Social and Ethical Significance) and their solutions.Resources
    2. 2. iPad
    3. 3. It’s basically a world of businessStands for: Electronic Commerce online. But it’s not only selling and buying. There’s more to it than just Amazon or Ebay. It’s circulated around everything a business can do, but online, or “virtually.”
    4. 4. It’s basically a sort of money service, commonly mistaken tobe a type of “online banking system”. However there are complaints from PayPal users, saying that PayPal accounts randomly freeze, that their money is held, or that money is taken out of their accounts. Truth is, because PayPal isn’t a bank, it doesn’t have to follow Federal Banking Guidelines, which protect people from such issues.
    5. 5. Reliability is how dependable one tends to be on an object.PayPal proved to be For a source of e-commerce to be reliable it must:unreliable, as usersput their confidenceand trust in this •Provide a comfortable user interface for itscompany , while later users, so that they may easily use the program oron, they could easily website.become a victim of •Have up-to-date data.false transactions andmoney transfers.
    6. 6. For the system to have integrity, it mustcontain accurate data that is not tamperedwith. There is no full-proof solution, other than only using trusted sites and services.
    7. 7. To what extent can aservice be trusted by itsusers?Does the service takethe appropriate Identity theft occurs when someonemeasures to keep its obtains your personalusers information information, such as your credit cardprotected and kept only data or Social Security number, tofor uses agreed by the commit fraud or other crimes.user themselves?^These are thequestions to rate thesecurity of a service. Protect your information. ~Erase login information (usually stored in the cache of a browser), change passwords occasionally and frequently. ~Use your credit card instead of online payment services (eg: PayPal). ~Use familiar websites with security control. There are scams of phising.
    8. 8. Establishing youridentity, beyondany doubt. If hackers obtain enough data (Login information and credit card number), they basically provide the service enough authenticity to log in and use your account. You can use online payment services and by keeping your firewall on, it could also prevent any more future access to your computer and the information you have stored in it.
    9. 9. Not everyone has access to the internet…So the online services and the whole working of e-commerce is limited to those who DO have access tosuch resources, leaving a large population out of theirusage.
    10. 10. Rules made by the services toencourage appropriate use, anddiscourage inappropriate use. From Amazon.
    11. 11. http://www.internetworldstats.com/stats.htmhttp://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html/ref=hp_rel_topic?ie=UTF8&nodeId=200277100http://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html/ref=hp_rel_topic?ie=UTF8&nodeId=200267770http://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html?nodeId=1161302http://www.ebooks.com/http://guides.wsj.com/personal-finance/credit/how-to-protect-yourself-from-identity-theft/Information Technology in a Global Society Guidehttp://office.microsoft.com/en-us/images/??Origin=EC790014051033&CTT=6&ver=12&app=powerpnt.exewww.paypal.comhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IZp_X5IQgIUwww.amazon.com