Bussecon Review of Social Sciences (2687-2285) https://www.bussecon.com/ojs/index.php/brss <p>Bussecon Review of Social Sciences (2687-2285) is an open access international journal that promotes international academic studies in Social Sciences. BRSS is an international academic journal reviews topics in education, politics, history, communication, international relations, economics, and other related topics in social sciences. Peer-reviewed and the refereed journal is published quarterly in English by Busssecon International Academy. BRSS is an indexed journal. BRSS is indexed in <a href="https://journals.indexcopernicus.com/search/journal/issue?issueId=all&amp;journalId=67503">Index Copernicus</a>, <a href="https://econpapers.repec.org/article/adibsrsss/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">RePEc</a>, <a href="https://econpapers.repec.org/article/adibsrsss/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Econpapers</a>, <a href="https://ideas.repec.org/s/adi/bsrsss.html" target="_blank" rel="noopener">IDEAS</a>, <a href="https://www.base-search.net/Record/07d9c958248ca9027c832b13bef3f2bc6837011a56d45ee53992bd5dc1aab30b/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">BASE,</a> <a href="https://www.scilit.net/journal/4278749" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Scilit,</a> <a href="https://scholar.google.com/scholar?q=%2Bintitle%3A%22Epistemological+Implications+of+the+Tragedy+of+the+Commons%22" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Google Scholar</a>, <a href="https://asosindex.com.tr/index.jsp?modul=journal-page&amp;journal-id=2486">Asos Index</a>, and <a href="http://www.bussecon.com/ojs/index.php/brss/oai?verb=ListRecords&amp;metadataPrefix=oai_dc">OAI</a>. </p> en-US <p><a href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/" rel="license"><img style="border-width: 0;" src="https://i.creativecommons.org/l/by/4.0/88x31.png" alt="Creative Commons License" /></a><br />Bussecon Review of Social Sciences by <a href="http://bussecon.com/ojs/index.php/brss" rel="cc:attributionURL">Bussecon International Academy</a> is licensed under a <a href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/" rel="license">Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License</a>.</p> editor@bussecon.com (Umit Hacioglu) copyeditor@bussecon.com (Dounia Chlyeh) Thu, 17 Dec 2020 00:00:00 +0300 OJS 3.2.1.2 http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss 60 The conflict between Apple and Samsung over patents and copyrights https://www.bussecon.com/ojs/index.php/brss/article/view/206 <p><em>This article seeks to explore the conflict between Samsung and Apple. The conflict has been one of the most outstanding patent wars in the history of the smartphone industry. Apple and Samsung are among the most popular manufacturers of commonly used smartphones and tablets. The conflict began when Apple decided to file a federal lawsuit in the US district court, accusing Samsung of copying some of its iPhone features in the Samsung Galaxy S II smartphone. The court ascertained that the gadget had similar characteristics to Apple, thus ordering Samsung to pay Apple for the damages. In response, Samsung reacted by filing countersuits. The two firms, almost fifty cases in different nations and regions. The issues lasted for seven years, starting from 2011 and ending in 2016, in which both companies benefited and lost at the same time. The conflict emanated because of each firm pursuing its competitive advantage in the market. Apart from following market shares, third parties, like consumers, instigated the conflict, with international politics and the media playing a role. </em></p> Hani Albasoos, Nabil Al Musallami Copyright (c) 2020 Hani Albasoos, Nabil Al Musallami https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0 https://www.bussecon.com/ojs/index.php/brss/article/view/206 Thu, 17 Dec 2020 00:00:00 +0300 The importance of social innovation for the visually impaired citizens https://www.bussecon.com/ojs/index.php/brss/article/view/204 <p><em>Today, innovation appears as new ideas, creative ideas, new situations in the form of devices or methods. Innovation is also often seen as the implementation of better solutions that meet new requirements, specific needs, or current market needs. Social innovation has special importance among the forms of innovation. This study aims to evaluate social innovation applications for visually disabled citizens in local governments. </em><em>This study also aims to conduct a registration service review for visually impaired citizens within the scope of social innovation. With the registration service, it is aimed to voice the books in line with the demands of visually impaired members through volunteer readers. </em><em>This study</em><em> also evaluates the</em><em> IMM’s social innovation efforts that provide innovative solutions to their problems. Additionally, this study also evaluated audio libraries for visually impaired individuals, which help them to read books. </em></p> Nazmiye Kaan Copyright (c) 2020 Nazmiye Kaan https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0 https://www.bussecon.com/ojs/index.php/brss/article/view/204 Thu, 17 Dec 2020 00:00:00 +0300 Exploring the accessibility of health care service to Rohingya refugees in Malaysia https://www.bussecon.com/ojs/index.php/brss/article/view/203 <p><em>This paper focuses on social security threats brought by the Rohingya refugees in Malaysia especially on healthcare services. First, a brief historical background of Rohingya ethnic and how this ethnic became refugees is discussed. Secondly, this paper provides a preview of Rohingyas during post-Myanmar’s political transition. and a short background of Rohingyas in Malaysia. Third, this paper examines the healthcare services among the Rohingya refugees in Klang Valley, Malaysia, and the accessibility of healthcare. </em></p> Suseela Devi Chandran, Nasiha Sakina, Norazah Mohd Suki Copyright (c) 2020 Norazah Mohd Suki https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0 https://www.bussecon.com/ojs/index.php/brss/article/view/203 Thu, 17 Dec 2020 00:00:00 +0300