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5. What concerns will arise as Ellen expands the scope ofproduct sales internationally in a few years? In yourresponse to about 300 words, include specific discussionof laws, ethics, privacy, culture, taxes, and customstariffs.
online services to receive parent permission for children under 16in Europe.[Sco16]While hopefully not an issue on a site like Ellen’s, it is necessaryto remain cognizant of current legislation and litigation in Europe.Germany recently ruled against deeming social media websitesresponsible for propagating false information, if they are notencouraging its dissemination. Even though the ruling was not inthe proposal’s favor, it is important to be aware of similar cases inall areas Ellen conducts business (or proposed locations).
In 2003, Amazon made a deal with Luxemburg to cap the taxesthey paid on their European profits. Amazon agreed to maintaincompany offices in the country for the tax-haven benefits.Amazon is not alone, and new legislation is restricting the taxbenefits countries can offer companies.[Mar14] Chapter EightQuestion: What is the relationship between UNIX andLinux? Why should non-IT managers acquaint themselveswith the two platforms?Unix does not have as much notoriety as Linux, even for an ITmajor who had to look up Unix to answer this question. While theyhave different names, the most notable difference is that Unix isclosed source and Linux is open source. Other closed sourcesoftware includes Microsoft’s Windows and Macintosh’s OS X. Thebiggest difference between open and closed source is that closedsource does not publish their source code for others to view ormanipulate.[The]
Linux does the opposite. Many distributions (or distros) of theoperating system exist. A distro is similar to a “variety” of Linux,the most popular being Ubuntu. While Linux is not my operating