Ethical and Social Issues in the Information Age

Ethical and Social Issues in the Information Age

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This new edition examines the ethical, social, and policy challenges stemming from computing and telecommunication technology, and mobile information-enabling devices. Features: establishes a philosophical framework and analytical tools for discussing moral theories and problems in ethical relativism; offers pertinent discussions on privacy, surveillance, employee monitoring, biometrics, civil liberties, harassment, the digital divide, and discrimination; examines the new ethical, cultural and economic realities of computer social networks; reviews issues of property rights, responsibility and accountability relating to IT and software; discusses how virtualization technology informs ethical behavior; introduces the frontiers of ethics in VR, AI, and the Internet; surveys the social, moral and ethical value systems in mobile telecommunications; explores the evolution of electronic crime, network security, and computer forensics; provides exercises, objectives, and issues for discussion in every chapter.Research and write an essay in support of one of the two arguments. 15 . One of the resulting consequences of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attack on the United States has been the rise in employee background checks. Many employersanbsp;...

Title:Ethical and Social Issues in the Information Age
Author:Joseph Migga Kizza
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2013-03-19


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