Document Type : Primary Research paper
Assistant Professor in Commerce, Vikram Deb Autonomous College, Jeypore, Odisha
Lecturer in Commerce, Dav Autonomous College Titilagarh, Odisha
Although the Internet began to advance in popularity among the general public in 1994, it took approximately four years to develop the security protocols (for example, HTTP) and DSL which allowed rapid access and a persistent connection to the Internet. In 2000 the meaning of the word ecommerce was changed. People began to define the term ecommerce as the process of purchasing of available goods and services over the Internet using secure connections and electronic payment services.