Online Consumer Protection: Theories of Human Relativism, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1605660132
  • ISBN-13: 9781605660134
  • DDC: 381.34
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 455 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released November 2008
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008

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Presents a broad range of international findings in online consumer protection. Covers the nature of online threats, consumer concerns, and techniques for online privacy protection.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: Background.
2: Google: Technological Convenience vs. Technological Intrusion.
3: A Taxonomic View of Consumer Online Privacy Legal Issues, Legislation, and Litigation.
4: Online Privacy, Vulnerabilities, and Threats: A Manager's Perspective.
5: Frameworks and Models.
6: Practical Privacy Assessments.
7: Privacy and Trust in Online Interactions.
8: Current Measures to Protect E-Consumers' Privacy in Australia.
9: Antecedents of Online Privacy Protection Behavior: Towards an Integrative Model.
10: Empirical Assessments.
11: Privacy Control and Assurance: Does Gender Influence Online Information Exchange?.
12: A Profile of the Demographics, Psychological Predispositions, and Social/Behavioral Patterns of Computer Hacker Insiders and Outsiders.
13: Privacy or Performance Matters on the Internet: Revisiting Privacy Toward a Situational Paradigm.
14: Consumer Privacy in Business.
15: Online Consumer Privacy and Digital Rights Management Systems.
16: Online Privacy and Marketing: Current Issues for Consumers and Marketers.
17: An Analysis of Online Privacy Policies of Fortune 100 Companies.
18: Cross Cultural Perceptions on Privacy in the United States, Vietnam, Indonesia, and Taiwan.
19: Policies, Techniques, and Laws for Protection.
20: Biometric Controls and Privacy.
21: Government Stewardship of Online Information: FOIA Requirements and Other Considerations.
22: The Legal Framework for Data and Consumer Protection in Europe.
23: Cybermedicine, Telemedicine, and Data Protection in the United States.
24: Online Privacy Protection in Japan: The Current Status and Practices.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.