24 terms

Commerce - e-commerce

STUDY
PLAY
Cookie
A file that a web server stores on the user's computer when a website is visited. It gathers information about the user.
Copyright
Protects an author, artist, musician or publisher by giving them exclusive rights over their creation.
Cybermall
A virtual shopping centre.
Defamation
Unlawfully damaging a person's reputation.
e-commerce
The buying and selling of information, goods and services via the internet.
encryption technology
Scrambles data travelling over the internet to prevent unauthorised access.
escrow account
An account where a third party holds money until goods are delivered.
e-security
Electronic security on the internet.
e-tailer
Electronic retailer.
Hot desking
When telecommuters visit the offer and sit wherever they can find a spare desk.
Hyperlink
A feature highlighted within a document that triggers a link to another document, which may be located on another computer.
Identity theft
The crime of stealing personal information in order to assume that person's name.
Import duty
Tax on an imported good.
Invasion of privacy
The wrongful intrusion into the personal life of another.
Net investing
Direct investor trading over the internet.
Online
Being connected to a network of computers.
Online fraud
Intentional deception committed on the internet.
Phishing
The use of a fake bank account website to elicit a customer's account details.
Portal
A website designed to offer a variety of internet services from a single conventient location.
Scam
Obtaining money by means of deception.
Search engine
A program that gathers and sorts through information on the web.
Spam
Unsolicited email, usually advertising, which is sent to a large number of people.
Telecommuting
Using technology to work from home.
World wide web
is a system of Internet servers that support specially formatted documents. The documents are formatted in a markup language called HTML
YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE...