What are the main crimes that endanger online commerce companies?
Crime on the Web includes theft, stalking, distribution of pornography, and gambling, as well as attacks from one computer onto another. Law enforcement agencies have problems with fighting online crime because of jurisdiction, for example, a resident of taxes launching an internet crime against someone who lives in Canada as different laws would apply. Enforcing laws against pornographic content has also been made difficult because of the different age restrictions across the globe.
Nowadays the existence of websites which are run by hate groups and terrorist increases on a regular basis, for example, the ones which include information about creating weapons or poisons, as well as terrorist training. Because of the increasing number of business sharing their locations and next moves on the internet, potential harm could result from this type of attack goes up. Although these website cause harm, the U.S Department of homeland security use them to monitor terrorist activities online.
E-business can be affected by several numbers of taxes just like any other companies, including transaction tax, which is levied on the products or services which the business sells or uses, however, the taxes which have the greatest impact on e-businesses are sales taxes and income taxes.
Security breach it’s an intentional or undeliberate action which results in unauthorised loss, damage or access to private information. When carrying out transactions or contacting a party over the internet, most individuals naively think that their information stays confidential. For example, in 2007 T.J. Maxx reported more than 45 million debit and credit card numbers had been stolen from its IT system in just over a year. There is some invasions to users’ privacy online which I am going to discuss.