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War Toy Ad

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http://ec.europa.eu/avpolicy/docs/library/studies/finalised/studpdf/oview.pdf

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War Toy Ad

Another major challenge for e-commerce is to deal with different cultures and rules from different countries.  Ads for war toys like these are banned in Greece, but not in the U.S.  If this ad was shown on a website hosted by the U.S. and a citizen from Greece happened to find it, that citizen could file a court order to have the company in the U.S. take the image down.  The question is, does the company in the U.S. have to comply with Greek rules? ... Read more about War Toy Ad

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Identity Theft

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http://eclyns-ec-ec.blogspot.com/2008/07/threat-of-online-security-how-safe-is.html

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Identity Theft

As e-commerce becomes more popular, consumers become more susceptible to cyber-crime.  In this cartoon, a man is pretending to be from the utility company and would like to confirm important information.  In some cases, scammers already have information such as a potential victim's social security number and credit card number simply by using the internet. ... Read more about Identity Theft

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ITU

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http://www.itu.int/en/Pages/default.aspx

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ITU

This image is a logo of the ITU which stands for International Telecommunication Union. The ITU created the Electronic Commerce Developing Project in order to assist developing countries in establishing necessary infrastructure to create electronic business transactions in order to bridge the gap between highly developed countries and less developed countries. 

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World Trade Organization

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http://www.seanews.com.tr/images/articles/2012_02/75054/u1_WTO-Logo303.JPG

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World Trade Organization

This image is of the World Trade Organization which  set up a work programme in 1998 to examine all trade issues that related to global electronic commerce. They set up different councils for issues such as; trade in services, goods, trade and development.  ... Read more about World Trade Organization

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Internet Tax Freedom Act

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http://i44.photobucket.com/albums/f21/macpro75/streamline-tax01a.jpg

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Internet Tax Freedom Act

This image represents the lack of tax on transactions made online state to state. The Internet Tax Freedom act passed during the Clinton administration. The law prohibits multiple and discriminatory taxes on electronic commerce and it wont be reviewed again until November 1, 2014. ... Read more about Internet Tax Freedom Act

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