ITMG Cyberlaw Week 7 Assignment:300 Words and APA Format
Text: Ferrera, Reder, Bird, Darrow,Aresty, Klosek &Lichtenstein
Special Topics Collection: Cyberlaw - Text and Cases
HHS and the FTC recentlylaunched an investigation into a major pharmacy chain for its informationdisposal practices. The regulators claimed that the pharmacy chain failed toprotect customers’ sensitive financial and medical information by disposing prescriptionsand labeled pill bottles in dumpsters that were accessible by the public. Whatconsequences should a company face for failing to properly dispose of customerinformation?
Trust is an important part of the continued growth anddevelopment of the Internet. This is particularly the case with respect tosocial networking. Media reports of disturbing stories and case law alike haveshown some of the consequences that can arise when individuals create falsesocial networking profiles. In a case in California, and individual establisheda fake MySpace profile of his former church pastor. On the profile, he postedcontent that suggested that the pastor used drugs and was homosexual. Cancriminal charges be brought against the party that created the fake profile?