Week 5 Chapt. 7 Bus. Law H.W..docx - Week 5 Business Law Chapter 7 A manager of a business is liable for business crimes when an employee commits

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Week 5 Business Law Chapter 7 A manager of a business is liable for “business crimes” when an employee commits criminal acts if they authorized the conduct, knew about the conduct and did nothing or failed to act responsibly as managers. Officers, directors, and other employees are responsible as well, if they participated in the act. CAN-SPAM - Controlling the Assault of Non-Solicited Pornography and Marketing Act allows private companies to sue spammers for their unauthorized use of Internet Service Providers. The RICO Act is a complex federal statute passed with the intent of curbing organized crime activities. DMCA is the Digital Millennium Copyright Act that makes it a federal offense to circumvent or create programs to circumvent encryption devices that copyright holders place on copyrighted material to prevent unauthorized copying. A tort is some type of interference with someone or someone’s property that results in injury. In contrast, a crime results in imprisonment, probation and/or a fine.
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