ICT and Legislation New legislation (laws) has been passed to deal with issues that have arisen through the use of ICT Problems that Require Regulation Fraud – possible availability of personal details/bank details online
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New legislation (laws) has been passed to deal with issues that have arisen through the use of ICT
Computers have become more advanced and more readily available.
Companies, government and other organisations started to store their data about people in databases. (many advantages over paper records)
Concerns arose that data could be:
Organisations must ensure that all personal data kept is:
As use of the Internet and Local Area Networks has become more popular it becomes easier for people to:
licences often allow for the fact that you may want to run the same software on a desktop computer and a laptop for the same user.
Ensures that employers make their workers aware of safety issues and provide them with a safe environment to work in.
This covers any health problems that may be caused by the use of a computer and VDU (Visual Display Unit or Monitor)
Employers are required by law to:
Gives police/MI5/Customs and Excise the right to intercept communication in order to prevent and investigate crime or protect national security.
Ian Huntley’s criminal record and data protection
Music piracy online/NAPSTER
Health and Safety