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Chapter 14:

Accounting on the Internet

Introduction
The Internet and the World Wide Web
XBRL - Financial Reporting on the Internet
Electronic Business
Privacy and Security on the Internet

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The Internet and
World Wide Web

Internet Addresses and Software

Intranets and Extranets

The World Wide Web, HTML, and IDEA

Groupware, Electronic Conferencing, and


Blogs

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Internet Addresses and
Software

Domain Address
Also
called a Uniform Resource Locator (URL)
www.Name.com.uk

Internet Protocol (IP)


Numeric address of domain address
207.142.131.248
Transmission Control Protocol (TCP)

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Intranets and Extranets

Intranets
Based on same software as the Internet
Internal to the organization
Outsiders are unable to access information

Extranets
Enable external users to access intranets
Utilize passwords or private data communications
channels
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The World Wide Web,
HTML, and IDEA

World Wide Web


Multimedia portion of the Internet

Hypertext Markup Language (HTML)


Editing language
Used in design of web pages

Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)


Communications protocol used to transfer web
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HTML Code

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Display of HTML Code

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Groupware, Electronic
Conferencing, and Blogs

Groupware
Allow users to complete numerous tasks
electronically
Send and receive e-mail, collaborate on work
tasks, schedule appointments, share files
Software include Exchange, Groupwise, Lotus
Notes, and Outlook

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Groupware, Electronic
Conferencing, and Blogs

Instant Messaging Software


Remote users communicate in real time
Electronic Conferencing

Knowledge Management
Programs utilized to distribute expertise within the
organization

Blogs
Collaboration tool
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