Intellectual Property and Technology

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Intellectual Property and Technology Technology allows the average person to know what is current in the world as it occurs, depending on the news that a person is subscribed to reading. Technology can cause invasions of privacy that can bring harm to an individual, business, or corporation. The hacker group called Anonymous is an example of internet vigilantism; phishing emails, identity theft, and fraud are common examples of internet exploitation. “The Internet allows a certain degree of anonymity, and even if a particular account is identified as where the action originated, the Internet Service Provider (ISP) may not cooperate in identifying who the account belongs to” (Rogers, 2012, Ch. 14.1). In 2013, Target was hacked and had roughly 40 million credit and debit card accounts compromised. Target admitted that up to 70 million phone numbers and addresses were stolen (Welch, 2014). Keeping customer information secure is becoming increasingly challenging in the new technological era. Our society learning the concept of
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