The term e-commerce refers to the activity of buying and selling products or services online. E-commerce is based on technologies such as mobile commerce, supply chain management, electronic funds transfer, online transaction processing, internet marketing, inventory management system and automated data collection system.
There are different e-commerce transactions; however, the most typical ones consist of purchasing online books and downloading online music.
As well as this, e-commerce can be divided into three areas: online retailing, electric markets and online auctions.
There are different fields where e-commerce is applied including online shopping, electronic ticket purchase, online banking, instant messaging, teleconferencing, social networking and enterprise content management.
Nowadays, electronic commerce activities are regulated by the government of different countries. Internationally, e-commerce activities are controlled by the International Consumer Protection and Enforcement Network. This organisation was formed in 1991 and has the purpose to solve the problems costumers have with the transactions of services and goods, as well as facilitate the exchange of information among participants.
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