Youtube, the Internet and the Future
What competitive forces have challenged the movie industry? What problems have these forces created? What changes have these problems caused the movie and television studios to make? New market entrants and substitute products are the two main competitive forces affecting the movie industry. The traditional outlets for movie viewing, theaters, cable networks, and rental locations are all challenged by the new age of the digital industry. The traditional outlets provided a simpler and more productive means for the industry to get compensated for their efforts. The digital means of using web sites to download from the privacy of your own home has made things more convenient to the consumer but is allowing for there to be infringement on the financial compensation to the production companies.
Case Study 4
What concepts in the chapter are illustrated in this case? Who are the stakeholders in this case? Responsibility – accepting the potential costs, duties, and obligations for decisions. Google must assume the bulk of responsibility for securing the data and ensuring it’s used only for authorized purposes. Accountability – a feature of systems and social institutions: It means that mechanisms are in place to determine who took responsible action. Again, Google must ensure accountability of its systems and those responsible for creating and maintaining the system Liability – a feature of political systems in which a body of laws is in place that permits individuals to recover the damages done to them by other actors, systems, or organizations. Federal and state governments must pass and enforce laws protecting medical records. Stakeholders in this case include patients and health-care consumers, doctors and other medical professionals,