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COMPUTER ETHICS 1. Search for recent essays and articles on computer ethics. Look for biographical information describing the authors whom you encounter most frequently. 2. Research issues involving potential government regulation of Internet content and the right to free speech. What bills are currently under debate and what restrictions do they propose? 3. Find sources relating to the latest federal and/or state legislation on privacy protection. 4. Research codes of ethics published by the computer industry or any organization that uses computers. Make a list of what these codes of ethics have in common. TECHNOLOGY TIMELINE 1997: Omnivore, an early version of the FBI e-mail interception program Carnivore, is started. 1998: Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act and the Digital Millennium Copyright Act enacted in the United States. The Online Privacy Alliance is formed. The FBI announces Carnivore. 1999: The National Federation of the Blind files suit against AOL over accessibility issues.
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Unformatted text preview: 2000: A French court rules Yahoo! must remove Nazi memorabilia. 2001: The U.S. appeals court in San Francisco overrules a judge who found an antiabortion site threatened the lives of abortion providers. Napsters online free music sharing is ruled a violation of copyright laws. 2003: The music recording industry files suit against 261 individuals and groups for illegally downloading and distributing copyrighted music pieces. ACLU FAIR ELECTRONIC MONITORING POLICY Notice to employees of the companys electronic monitoring practices Use of a signal to let an employee know he or she is being monitored Employee access to all personal data collected through monitoring No monitoring of areas designed for the health or comfort of employees The right to dispute and delete inaccurate data A ban on the collection of data unrelated to work performance Restrictions on the disclosure of personal data to others without the employees consent...
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