Legal and Ethical Issues
In the internet age, e-commerce and e-business professions also have many legal and ethical issues in the internet service and all transaction and operations are controlled and guided by the law and legal rules and if there is a violation of law it is considered as illegal and the offenders are punished by the legal system. Privacy problems, violations of copy right, frauds, publishing offensive and illegal information are some of the main legal and ethical issues found in the profession of e-commerce. This may result in loss of trust about the firm/company or the loss of business.
In health care profession the practitioners have to meet ethical and legal issues as a part of their life which is mainly related to the confidentiality of the medical technologies and the information about the patients. The details and health records of the patients are considered confidential data. Legal acts and methods are implemented to protect the all confidential data about the patients of medical or healthcare profession.
In this culturally diversify world, the view and expectations about the ethics and legal issues of various cultures are different from each other. A legal and ethical issue which is accepted by one culture may be unethical or strictly prohibited