Chap028 - Chapter 028 Conducting Business in Cyberspace...

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Chapter 028 : Conducting Business in Cyberspace Chapter 028 : Conducting Business in Cyberspace Student: ___________________________________________________________________________ 1. Firms that conduct business on the Web are subject to the same legal restrictions as are the traditional brick- and-mortar firms. BT: Knowledge PO: 1 True False 2. Words like e-business, e-tailing, e-marketing, and e-contracts found their way into the English vocabulary, and companies started taking the Internet seriously as an important new means of doing business. BT: Knowledge PO: 1 True False 3. The issuing company may not provide prospective investors with a prospectus. BT: Knowledge PO: 2 True False 4. It is not a mandate under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 for companies to periodically release important business information to the public and to investors. BT: Knowledge PO: 2 True False 5. The Web, or cyberspace, is also considered a place, and securities are regularly bought and sold electronically. BT: Knowledge PO: 2 True False
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6. The Securities Exchange Commission ensures that prospective investors have access to full and correct information about the company's securities in which they are interested in purchasing. BT: Knowledge PO: 2 True False 7. The Securities Exchange Commission acts to make certain that investors do not violate the Securities Exchange Commission's anti-touting rules. BT: Knowledge PO: 2 True False 8. It is important to note that trading in the stock of the firm by company officials is also called insider trading, but as long as it is reported, it is not illegal. BT: Knowledge PO: 2 True False 9. There is no requirement for corrective advertising under the FTC, and hence, it does not inform Web page visitors if the previous information was deceptive. BT: Knowledge PO: 3 True False 10. The rightful owners of music often have granted permission and receive royalties from pirated music; they have not made any efforts to stop companies from distributing music online. BT: Knowledge PO: 4 True False 11. It has become quite popular for people to download music from the Web onto digital storage devices. BT: Knowledge PO: 4 True False
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12. Frequently, offers on Web sites include a button to be clicked by the user with his or her mouse that indicates acceptance. Clicking the button does not necessarily denote that the offer has been accepted. BT: Knowledge PO: 5 True False 13. The computer user can verify a digital signature using an encrypted code that is registered with the government. BT: Knowledge PO: 5 True False 14. It is expensive to proceed against a defendant in a court case; a person who is the victim of a breach of contract will frequently seek to have the dispute resolved using alternative means. BT: Knowledge
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This note was uploaded on 09/25/2011 for the course GENB 4350 taught by Professor Louis during the Spring '11 term at Houston Baptist.

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Chap028 - Chapter 028 Conducting Business in Cyberspace...

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