Computer ethics and professional responsibility

TitleComputer ethics and professional responsibility
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication2004
AuthorsBynum, TW, Simon, R
Paginationxviii, 358 p.
PublisherBlackwell Pub.
Place PublishedMalden, MA
Publication Languageeng
ISBN Number1855548445
Accession Number51053439
Keywords-- , and , Aspect , aspects.; , Data , Electronic , ethical , Informatique; , Moral , moral; , processing , Responsabilit
AbstractThis volume explore the history and social context of computing and provides readers with methods of ethical analysis and introduces them to the use of codes of ethics when making decisions about how to approach an ethical problem. The volume explores topics such as data protection and privacy, the open source movement, computer security, intellectual property, and global ethics and the internet. It also includes a number of relevant case studies for discussion in a computer ethics course.
Notes24 cm.Editors' note: Computing Curricula 2001 guidelines of IEEE-CS and the ACM -- Editors' introduction: Ethics in the information age -- What is computer ethics? Reason, relativity, and responsibility in computer ethics / James H. Moor -- Unique ethical problems in information technology / Walter Maner -- Ethical decision-making and case analysis in computer ethics / Terrell Ward Bynum -- Professional responsibility. Unintentional power in the design of computing systems / Chuck Huff -- Informatics and professional responsibility / Donald Gotterbarn -- The ethics of software development project management / Simon Rogerson -- Case to analyze: The London Ambulance case -- Codes of ethics. No, PAPA : why incomplete codes of ethics are worse than none at all / N. Ben Fairweather -- On licensing computer professionals / Donald Gotterbarn -- Case to analyze: The Chemco case -- Appendix: Example codes of ethics. The Software Engineering Code of Ethics and Professional Practice -- The Association for Computing Machinery Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct -- The Australian Computer Society Code of Ethics -- The British Computer Society Code of Ethics -- The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Code of Ethics -- The Institute for the Management of Information Systems Code of Ethics -- Sample topics in computer ethics. Computer security. Computer security and human values / Peter G. Neumann -- Are compute hacker break-ins ethical? / Eugene H. Spafford -- Case to analyze: A flight of fancy at AeroWright -- Privacy and computing. Towards a theory of privacy in the information age / James H. Moor -- Data protection in a changing world / Elizabeth France -- Case to analyze: A small matter of privacy -- Computing and intellectual property. Proprietary rights in computer software : individual and policy issues / Deborah G. Johnson -- Why software should be free / Richard Stallman -- Case to analyze: Free-range property -- Global information ethics. The computer revolution and global ethics / Krystyna Gorniak-Kocikowska -- Giving offense on the internet / John Weckert -- Case to analyze: A clever idea.2002-153908edited by Terrell Ward Bynum and Simon Rogerson. More Records: Show record informationBook
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