Computer Ethics and Professional Responsibility

This clear and accessible textbook and its associated website offer a state-of-the-art introduction to the burgeoning field of computer ethics and professional responsibility.

Topics covered include the history of computer ethics; the social context of computing; methods of ethical analysis; professional responsibility and codes of ethics; computer security, risks, and liabilities; computer crime, viruses, and hacking; data protection and privacy; intellectual property and the “open source” movement; global ethics and the Internet.

Editorial introductions to each of the sections outline key issues and concepts in the field. The book is further enriched by a variety of classroom-tested case studies and study questions, as well as lists of useful websites and readings.

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Hardcover: 376 pages
Publisher: Wiley (September 19, 2003)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1855548445
ISBN-13: 978-1855548442
Product Dimensions: 9 x 6.2 x 1.3 inches

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