Indicate whether each of the following statements is true or
Indicate whether each of the following statements is true or false by writing T or F in the answer column.
1. Individuals making statements in chat rooms have an absolute right to privacy. 1. ___________
2. There are currently no laws prohibiting the use of cookies in the case of adult computer users. 2. ___________
3. Employees have no reasonable expectation of privacy while they are at work; hence employers may read their e-mail without first receiving the employee’s consent. 3. ___________
4. Internet service providers have the legal right to monitor e-mail without the subscriber’s consent. 4. ___________
5. Employees who transfer money from their employer’s account into their own account without authorization can be prosecuted for the crime of embezzlement. 5. ___________
6. There are numerous states, but no federal, regulations covering the misuse of computers and data. 6. ___________
7. In order to violate the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, an individual must act with intent. 7. ___________
8. Since most forms of gambling are illegal, most forms of online gambling are also illegal.
8. ___________
9. Offshore gambling refers to foreign citizens placing bets in casinos located within the United States. 9. ___________
10. Slander is a spoken, and libel is a written, form of defamation. 10. ___________
11. A newspaper that prints a story about a public figure, with knowledge that the story is untrue, could be held liable for defamation. 11. ___________
12. The law mandates that all Internet service providers require subscribers to use their true names when entering cyberspace. 12. ___________
13. Pictures and words are legally obscene if they depict sexual conduct in a manner that is patently offensive under contemporary community standards, appeal to the prurient interest, and, taken as a whole, lack serious literary, scientific, artistic, or political value. 13. ___________
14. When an individual purchases an item from a brick- and- mortar company and provides his or her e-mail address to the seller, the individual is implicitly consenting to the receipt of e-mail solicitations. 14. ___________
15. Spam is illegal in the United States. 15. ___________
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