Global Security Watch > Consumers: protecting yourself online - overview
[A Consuming Experience] on the Net, in a broad sense (including the protection of children / minors, not just consumers in a "shopping" sense), and the technical, legal or regulatory and self-regulatory means used by the main players (like ISPs, content producers, Web service providers, aggregators, etc, all the way to the end users i.e. consumers) to enhance security and protect consumers in different states, not just in the UK but in other countries also.For the intelligent lay person who wants to know more about online dangers and risks, and what could be done to protect themselves, the paper explains and outlines the main issues to do with:
[Symantec.com] Home & Home Office - Symantec Corp.: In the consumer security industry, we tend to focus a great deal on the “client software” -Norton Internet Security or some other security software that runs on a users PC. While this software is vitally important to effectively protecting people online, its really just the “tip of the iceberg” of whats required to provide comprehensive, effective protection.
[Krowenlaw.com] Consumer protection lawyer, Jerril J. Krowen, Massachusetts: The material contained on this web site has been prepared for educational purposes only and is not to be considered legal advice. Transmission or receipt of this material, or any response of a visitor to this web site, is not intended to and does not create an attorney-client relationship or privilege of any kind.
[Cptech.org] The proposed WIPO Treaty for the Protection of the Rights of ...: The Proposed WIPO Treaty on the Protection of Broadcasting Organisations: Are New Rights Warranted and Will Developing Countries Benefit.
[Michaelgeist.ca] Michael Geist - Blog: After a member of the public complained to Parks about appearance of the project, the documents show that Parks wrote to his Canadian Heritage contact and noted that "I am inclined to respond that I was contracted as an independent expert and it was never contemplated that the study be posted on the Heritage website or that it attract 'position papers' or constitute a full and open public consultation."
[Online Reference Book] How To Simplify Your Real Estate Buying/Selling... : Be it waiting for the right buyer/seller, mortgage rates, or the moving truck, the experience can take a bit of patience on the part of the consumer. With this in mind, it is incumbent upon real estate brokers/agents/firms to institute services that will the buying/selling process hassle-free.
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[MobilitySite] Navizon Plants Virtual GPS Chip In Laptops: Starting yesterday, businesses with an online presence can use the power of the Navizon positioning system in their own web based applications. By triangulating the signals from surrounding Wi-Fi access points, the Navizon Web API will identify the exact location of the end user in order to provide him or her with a targeted location based content.
[ Experience Mobility] Navizon Plants Virtual GPS Chip In Laptops: Mexens Technology announced the availability of two new versions of its Navizon API: one for the Web and for Mobile devices. Starting yesterday, businesses with an online presence can use the power of the Navizon positioning system in their own web based applications.