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Chapter 10 Notes - Read: Chapter 10 The Internet:...

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Read: Chapter 10 The Internet: Convergence in a Networked World What you should know: 1.history and origins of the Internet including the structure of the Internet (ISPs, URLs, HTML, domain names, search engines, etc.) 2. various forms of social media includig blogs, Facebook and YouTube 3. Internet access around the world (infrastructure, government regulations) and First Amendment challenges and issues 4. cultural diversity on the Web 5. Uses of the Web including online games and e-commerce 6. Dangers of the Web including spyware, hackers, viruses, phishing and spam Top Story: Eli Pariser: Beware online What you should know: 1. What happened to the Newsfeed on Facebook? a. Editing of the web 2. Has the Internet lived up to its promise as the "connection to the world"? a. Connect us all together b. Could be bad if not paid attention 3. What are the pros and cons of personally tailored search results? a. No standard google any more b. Cant see how different your searches are from everyone else 4. Why does Eli Pariser consider the environment that you live in online to be a "filter bubble"? 5. The differences between human gatekeepers and algorithmic ones 6. The role of ethics in this issue and the importance of public issues Top Story: Upending Anonymity, These Days the Web Unmasks Everyone What you should know: 1. Ways in which the Internet has changed our expectation of privacy a. Social networking sites 2. What are digital fingerprints a. Information that people leave on the internet b. Persons unique identifier online 3. Ways in which smart phones have changed the practical definition of privacy a. Ability to upload information, pictures, videos immediately after taking them
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This note was uploaded on 12/14/2011 for the course ECON 10012 taught by Professor My during the Spring '11 term at Kent State.

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Chapter 10 Notes - Read: Chapter 10 The Internet:...

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