Buisness Law Chapter 9

Term Definition
Spam Bulk, unsolicited (junk) e-mail
Internet Service Provider (ISP) A business or organization that offers users access to the Internet and related services.
Domain Name The series of letters and symbols used to identify site operators on the Internet; Internet "addresses."
Goodwill In the business context, the valuable reputation of a business viewed as an intangible asset.
Cybersquatting The act of registering a domain name that is the same as, or confusingly similar to, the trademark of another and then offering to sell that domain name back to the trademark owner.
Typo squatting A from of cybersquatting that relies on mistakes, such as typographical errors, made by Internet users when inputting information into a Web browser.
Peer-to-peer (P2P) Networking The sharing of resources (such as files, hard drives, and processing styles) Among multiple computers without the requirement of a central network server.
Distributed Network A network that can by used by persons located (distributed around the country or the globe to share computer files.
Cloud Computing The delivery to users of on-demand
Social Media Forms of communication through which users create and share information, ideas, messages, and other content via the Internet.
Cyber Tort A tort committed via the Internet.
Cookie A small file sent from a Web site and stored in a user's Web browser to track the user's Web browsing activities.

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