(iG) - Guide to the Internet and Ecommerce
Solid: 'true data ownership' project led by Tim Berners-Lee
Federal Communications Commission votes to weaken Net Neutrality rules
1st of October, 2016: ICANN freed from U.S. government oversight
Aaron Swartz: Was an American computer programmer and Internet activist
ADSL Microfilters: Equipped to a phone socket for standard broadband
.Arpa domain, managed by the IAB and ICANN
Attenuation: Describes the loss of signal strength on DSL connections
Ben Segal: Helped enable Europe's conversion to TCP/IP
Broadband Internet Access (UK): standard, mobile, superfact, and ultrafast
Broadband Internet Connection: Data Usage Allowance and Caps
Ed Krol: managed the establishment NSFNET
Dot Com Bubble: Speculative bubble - in stocks related to the Internet - that lasted until 2000
Douglas Engelbart: Developed the first working hypertext system
E. Feinler: Member of the Internet Hall of Fame, former director of the NIC
Internet of things (IoT): Term referring to the inter-working of physical items
Ivan Sutherland: Led the Information Processing Techniques Office from 1964-1966
Jean Armour Polly: coined the phrase Surfing the Internet
Jean-Francois Abramatic: Chairman of the World Wide Web Consortium 1996-2001
Lance Cottrell: Founder of Anonymizer.com in 1996
New generic Top-Level Domains (gTLD) in 2016, 2017, and 2018
LLU: Local Loop Unbundling (LLU) at telephone exchanges
Registering a domain name with a ICANN accredited registrar
Robert Braden: Provided stewardship over the RFC series
Root zone file: The DNS root zone file is a small data set file (2,232,320 bytes)
Root name servers: The root servers serve the root zone of the Domain Name System
Ted Nelson: Coined the term Hypertext
SNR: Broadband (DSL): Signal to Noise Ratio (SNR) and SNR Margin
UK ISPs: Static and Dynamic IP Addresses
A brief history of commerce on the Internet
Section 75 of the Consumer Credit Act 1974
Retailers and the manufacturers Minimum Advertised Price (MAP)
Company in Administration: E-vouchers and Gift Vouchers
Faulty goods bought online from UK retailers
Rights of return for online orders in the UK
Making a complaint about a financial business in the UK
What does the OFT (Office of Fair Trading) logo represent?
Free shipping: will it become universal for UK online shops?
When do I receive my statement? (bank and credit card)
Internet banking: getting started as a new user
When banks suspend use of Internet Banking
Monthly PAY-IN saving accounts -- increase interest earnt
Direct debit fails due to a lack of funds
Overdraft current account interest and fees
Secure banking: Safety features online banks employ
Tax free savings options in the UK
AER and the income from savings
Switching your current account to another bank
Savings accounts: their interest rate vs UK inflation
Introductory Rate: why its a good idea to open a new bank account every year
BIC code: online banking and money transfers
Difference between gross and net interest
Trusteer Rapport: helping to protect online banking
Paying a deposit into a new bank account
Online banking security: phishing and identity theft
Services / features available with an online bank account
Sending money overseas from a UK bank
Request a replacement debit or credit card through Internet Banking
Service status and maintenance of Internet banks
Vishing: a fraud to steal money and Intenet banking details
Bank branch closures: find out on the Internet
Customer service quality rating for UK banks
Cora, Natwest's digital assistant on the Internet
Cheque imaging: will speed up cheque processing significantly
Post Office services for bank customers
Debit card for the blind or partially sighted
Voice ID: voice recognition telephone banking
What UK bank accounts are protected by the FSCS?
Are wireless networks a risk to my online banking?
Do banks have automatic systems to detect fraud?
What is a nominated account in relation to a savings account?
Process for opening a bank account online?
Do fixed rate Cash ISA accounts exist?
Ways to pay a deposit into a new bank account?
Report lost or stolen cards via Internet banking?
Do Internet banks provide CHAPS payments?
Do banks provide a mortgage calculator on the Internet?
Do Internet banks offer a free gift to switch my current account?
Can I update my address and telephone number via Internet banking?
Login to mobile banking app with my fingerprint?
Charges and fees levied from owing and using a credit card
Cancelling a credit card in the United Kingdom (UK)
Balance transfer credit cards (UK): 26, 30 and 32 month 0% interest cards
Extended warranty perk on a UK credit card
Rate jacking: credit cards on the receiving end
Purchase protection: premium credit card perk
Credit card rewards / bonuses / perks
10 Reasons a credit card is canceled
Credit cards: minimum payment level - 1% since April 2011
Credit Cards: responsibilities of card owners
Internet credit card eligibility checker
Charges tariff: levied by UK credit card providers
Installment plan for a credit card transaction
Credit card customer services: general enquiries
A copy of the general conditions of a credit card
Capital One Classic Card: suitable for building credit
What is a Creditbuilder credit card?
How to protect your credit card PIN number?
Credit Reference Agency (CRA): Why do credit card issuers use them?
Is there a lending code for credit card providers?
Do credit card companies share my data?
What is the purpose and advantage of a company credit card?
Are some credit cards better to travel abroad with?
Contactless payments: for purchases of thirty pounds and under
Payment Protection Insurance (PPI) and PPI claims in the United Kingdom
UKash voucher: its uses and where to buy
Paysafecard: convert cash to a digital payment method
UK VAT and Adsense earnings
Unsecured loans: a good thing for the borrower or the lender?
Short term loans: Do you pay a higher level of interest?
Is Peer-to-peer lending a good way to earn more interest?
Is there a universal credit rating in the UK?
What is Verified by Visa for Internet payments?
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