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Unformatted text preview: Chapter 12 1) Which of the following best describes how new information systems result in legal gray areas? A) They work with networked, electronic data, which are more difficult to control than information stored manually. B) They result in new situations that are not covered by old laws. C) They are implemented by technicians rather than managers. D) They are created from sets of logical and technological rules rather than social or organizational mores. 2) The introduction of new information technology has a: A) dampening effect on the discourse of business ethics. B) r ipple effect raising new ethical, social, and political issues. C) beneficial effect for society as a whole, while raising dilemmas for consumers. D) waterfall effect in raising ever more complex ethical issues. 3) In the information age, the obligations that individuals and organizations have concerning rights to intellectual property fall within the moral dimension of: A) property rights and obligations. B) system quality. C) accountability and control. D) information rights and obligations. 4) In the information age, the obligations that individuals and organizations have regarding the preservation of existing values and institutions fall within the moral dimension of: A) family and home. B) property rights and obligations. C) system quality. D) quality of life. 5) The four key technical trends responsible for current ethical stresses related to information technology are (1) doubling of computer power every 18 months, (2) data analysis advances, (3) declining data storage costs, and (4) ________. A) advances in wireless networking B) international standards for data protection C) networking advances and the I nternet D) increased ease in file sharing and copying 6) The U.S. Department of Commerce developed a________ framework in order to enable U.S. businesses to legally use personal data from EU countries. A) COPPA B) P3P C) PGP D) safe-harbor 7) The use of computers to combine data from multiple sources and create electronic dossiers of detailed information on individuals is called: A) profiling. B) phishing. C) spamming. D) targeting. 8) NORA is a: A) profiling technology used by the EU. B) federal privacy law protecting networked data. C) new data analysis technology that finds hidden connections between data in disparate sources. D) sentencing guideline adopted in 1987 mandating stiff sentences on business executives. 9) Which of the five moral dimensions of the information age do the central business activities of ChoicePoint raise? A) Property rights and obligations B) System quality C) Accountability and control D) I nformation r ights and obligations 10) Accepting the potential costs, duties, and obligations for the decisions you make is referred to as: A) respon B) accountability....
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This note was uploaded on 08/09/2011 for the course INFORMATIO --- taught by Professor --- during the Spring '11 term at Universidad Iberoamericana.

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