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Trust and risk in Internet commerce

Author: L Jean Camp
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"In this book Jean Camp focuses on two major yet frequently overlooked issues in the design of Internet commerce systems - trust and risk. Trust and risk are closely linked. The level of risk can be determined by looking at who trusts whom in Internet commerce transactions. Who will pay, in terms of money and data, if trust is misplaced? When the inevitable early failures occur, who will be at risk? Who is "liable"  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: L Jean Camp
ISBN: 0262032716 9780262032711
OCLC Number: 42680458
Description: xiii, 279 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Internet --
2. Money --
3. Basic Cryptography --
4. Security Goals --
5. Key Management Is Trust Management --
6. Privacy Perspectives --
7. Privacy in Law, Privacy in Practice --
8. Data Reporting: Trusting the Government --
9. Transactions --
10. Examination of Internet Commerce Systems --
11. Internet Currencies --
12. Coming Collapse in Internet Commerce.
Responsibility: L. Jean Camp.


This text aims to provide information on trust and risk to businesses that are developing electronic commerce systems, and to help consumers understand the risks in using the Internet for purchases.  Read more...
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""Trust and Risk in Internet Commerce" explains the major security techniques used in electronic commerce clearly and accurately. It should be required reading for all executives and policymakers who Read more...

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