NEGATIVE CONSUMER/INTERNET SIGNIFICANCE 396
THREATS TO INTERNET SECURITY ARE EXAGGERATED
THREATS TO INTERNET SECURITY ARE ALL HYPE TO CREATE NEW EXPENSIVE SOLUTIONS
K.K. Campbell, The Toronto Star, April 6, 2000, TITLE: OUT OF CONTROL? // acs-EE2001
Others scoff at this sort of talk, claiming the wave of fear surrounding Internet security is mostly due to hype from an uninformed, big-story-hungry media and companies that have a personal stake in finding expensive solutions to such problems.
DANGERS OF CREDIT CARD THEFT ON THE INTERNET ARE HUGELY EXAGGERATED
ED RUSSO, Omaha World-Herald, March 14, 2000, SECTION: BUSINESS; Pg. 14 TITLE: Computer Users Can Safeguard Privacy An Ounce of Prevention // acs-VT2001
Hartley supervises a staff of eight people who work on Web sites, animation for the Internet and CD-rom technology. The 29-year-old said he grew up using computers; therefore, he's relatively comfortable using the Internet.
But there's another reason why he feels confident about the security of electronic commerce.
"I can't think of a single person that I know that has ever had problems with a credit-card transaction or a stolen e-mail," he said. "And I deal with this technology on a daily basis."