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SOPA and Pipa Legislation File Term Paper

… Anyone who hacks or downloads these records can face criminal and civil penalties that are rarely applied in copyright cases. For example, the 1996 Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) which includes a Privacy Rule requiring protection of all confidential information transmitted by phone or electronically. In the last ten years "we have become so accustomed to relying on technology that careful thought is not always given to subtle ways that privacy can be violated" (Corey 227). In an environment with relatively new technologies like email, cell phones, voice mail, clients are rightfully concerned that violations of privacy and leaks of confidential personal information have become more common than ever before. Legal and ethical guidelines prohibit the disclosure of confidential medical, psychiatric and legal…. [read more]

SOPA, Pipa and Video Piracy Term Paper

… SOPA, PIPA and Video Piracy

Recently Internet sites such as Wikipedia, Reddit and others shutdown for a day in protest of the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and Protect IP Act (PIPA). Both SOPA, in the U.S. House of Representatives and PIPA in the U.S. Senate are legislative efforts designed to stop overseas websites from infringing on copyrights and to prevent Internet users from accessing those sites (Mason). These bills are controversial for a number of reasons and have generated a substantial deal of debate. This paper will examine this legislation and support the assertion that is not an effective way to resolve this issue.

According to movie industry video piracy is a global problem. A report prepared by L.E.K. ("The Cost of Movie Piracy"),…. [read more]

Stop Online Piracy Act Essay

… Stop Online Piracy Act

In the recent past, the internet has continued to gain popularity across the globe with thousands of people now accessing the same from even the remotest of areas. With the unprecedented growth of the internet, businesses from all over the world are now able to market and sell their goods and services to a global clientele. Further, communication between people from all over the world has become easier. Today, unlike a few years ago, people can easily share stories, files, movies and even play games online. However, the growth of the internet has triggered a sharp raise in piracy with some websites raking in millions of dollars annually from dealership in counterfeit goods. It is this trend that has lead to…. [read more]

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