COMPUTER ETHICS : LSUS
DATA PROCESSING SSS1 SECOND TERM
Ethics are a set of moral principles that govern the behaviour of a group or an individual.
Therefore, computer ethics is a set of moral principles that regulate the use of computers. Some common issues of computer ethics include intellectual property rights (such as copyrighted electronic content); piracy concerns, and how computers affect society. For instance, while it is easy to duplicate copyrighted Content, computer ethics would suggest that it is wrong to do so without the author’s approval. It may be possible to access someone’s personal information on a computer system; computer ethics would advise that such an action is unethical.
As technology advances, computers continue to have a greater impact on society. Therefore, computer ethics promotes the discussion of how much influence computers should have in areas such as artificial intelligence and human communication in nutshell, computer ethics creates an ethical standard that addresses new issues caused by new technologies.... View More
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