BS Ethics Ex 1 Q 9

BS Ethics Ex 1 Q 9 - usually give them a false telephone...

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BS Ethics, BBA 4751-04D James Tilley, Section 1 Exam, Q9 If a consumer purchases an item off the internet some basic information must be given; one being the name of the person making the purchase. Second you’re mailing/billing address. Third; email addresses thus causing numerous junk emails. Fourth, your telephone number thus allowing the company to sell your information to telemarketers. Fifth, your method of payment that could lead to credit theft and on to having bad credit at no fault of your own. I have bought several items over the internet with no problems. I
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Unformatted text preview: usually give them a false telephone number to prevent telemarketers, but other than that I feel comfortable with making purchases over the internet. The advantages I feel out way the disadvantages. I can shop more places quicker (comparing prices) with no crowded malls or department stores with no taxes and often free or low cost shipping. If I was a victim of credit theft I would probably not feel the same way. I dislike the fact that I provide companies with so much personal information, but in todays society it is so easy to obtain basic personal information....
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