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Personal information privacy protection in e-commerce

Abdul Ghani, Norjihan and Mohamed Sidek, Zailani (2009) Personal information privacy protection in e-commerce. WSEAS Transactions on Information Science and Applications, 6 (3). ISSN 1790-0832

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Abstract

Today, the world are moving towards e-commerce application in completing their daily jobs. An e-commerce application becomes the preferred medium to complete the day's tasks. Electronic commerce or e-commerce is a potentially growing business for today's market. Basically, online shopping eliminates conventional purchase approach which is labor-intensive and time-consuming. Through cyber space, order can be placed electronically and the product will be produced and shipped with the middleman. The potential for wide-ranging surveillance of all cyber activities presents a serious threat to information privacy. It gives more bad results in personal information privacy. In any e-commerce activities, all personal information should be controlled including their disclosure in order to protect its privacy. This paper discusses how personal information is used in e-commerce application and how it should be controlled.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:electronic commerce, information privacy, personal information
Subjects:Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Computer software
Divisions:Computer Science and Information System (Formerly known)
ID Code:13049
Deposited By: Liza Porijo
Deposited On:15 Jul 2011 01:44
Last Modified:15 Jul 2011 01:44

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