Online Deception Types

Online Deception Types

Neil C. Rowe (U.S. Naval Postgraduate School, USA)
Copyright: © 2006 |Pages: 3
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-563-4.ch064


Like all societies, online communities can be victimized by deception by their members. It is helpful to identify the forms in which deception can occur (“taxonomies”) to better prepare responses. While deception can often be ignored in informal interaction, it is more serious when online communities, subgroups, or pairs of members attempt to accomplish tasks together.

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