Privacy and the Internet

TitlePrivacy and the Internet
Publication TypeWeb Article
Year of Publication2006
Corporate AuthorsNational Academy of Engineering, OEC
Series TitlePerspectives on the Professions
PublisherNational Academy of Engineering, Online Ethics Center
Publication Languageeng
Keywordscomputer , Computer Ethics , COMPUTER science , Privacy , Privacy and Surveillance
AbstractWith the growth of computer technology in the past twenty years, a serious new issue faces the engineer and scientist in a computer-related field. That issue is Privacy over networks and the Internet. With issues ranging from encryption of credit card numbers, to intellectual property rights, to issues of national security, Internet Privacy is one of the hottest issues. This page includes essays and case studies looking at ethical questions such as privacy, the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, and other related issues.
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