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Sarbjeet kaur Ethics essaySchool of Science,InformationTechnology and EngineeringStudent ID: 30122804Student Name: Sarbjeet KaurCourse Code: ITECH7203Course Name: Professional DevelopmentDate Submitted: 3-5-2015Lecturer’s Name: AdaTutor’s Name: Dinushi BamunusingheASSIGNMENTTITLE: Ethics Essay on RFIDFeedback/Assessment:LECTURER’S SIGNATURE:DATE:PLAGIARISMPlagiarismisthe presentation oftheexpressedthoughtorworkofanotherpersonasthoughitisone'sownwithoutproperlyacknowledgingthatperson.Youmustnotallowotherstudentstocopyyourwork andmusttakecaretosafeguardagainstthis happening.Plagiarismisaseriousoffence.AssetoutinUniversityRegulation6.1.1.,studentswhoarecaughtplagiarisingwill, forafirstoffence,be givenazeromarkforthattask. A secondoffencewill resultinafailinggrade fortheCourse(s)involvedandany subsequentoffencewillbereferredtotheStudent DisciplineCommittee.Decl arati onExceptwhereappropriatelyacknowledged,this assignmentismyownwork,has been expressedin my ownwordsand hasnotpreviouslybeensubmittedforassessment.I havealsoretaineda copyofthis assessment pieceformyownrecords.Signature: SarbjeetDate:3-5-20151
Sarbjeet kaur Ethics essayABSTRACTIn this ethical essay, an ethical dilemma of implanting RFID chips in human bodies has been discussed with the reference of four ethical theories along with ACS code of ethics and modern approach of ethics theory. An ethical analysis has been done to complete the essay. This essay includes the brief introduction about RFID along with its benefits and limitations. Each theory has been discussed by taking care of the given dilemma. In the end of this essay a set of recommendations has been also given for the betterment in the context of implementing RFID chips in human beingsContentsINTRODUCTION.....................................................................................................................................2BENEFITS OF RFID CHIP IMPLANTATION......................................................................................3LIMITATIONS OF THE RFID CHIP IMPLANTATION.....................................................................4Ethical Analysis of RFID chip implantation in the Human body..........................................................4Utilitarianism.........................................................................................................................................4Deontology..............................................................................................................................................5Contractarianism...................................................................................................................................6Character based.....................................................................................................................................7ACS Code of Ethics...............................................................................................................................7CONCLUSION..........................................................................................................................................8RECOMMENDATIONS...........................................................................................................................8REFERENCES..........................................................................................................................................9.2
Sarbjeet kaur Ethics essayINTRODUCTIONRFID (Radio Frequency Identification) refers to a small electronic device that enclose little chipand a radio wire. The chip commonly is able for conveying 2,000 bytes of information. Thesedevices works in the same manner as a bar code or a magnetic strips behind the ATM or creditcard do. Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID) chip technology is in operation from last 2 or 3decades. RFID chips are used tocollect the information about theitems and also to track the itemsattached to them.Figure 1: RFID implantation in humans (G. Grider, 2012)3
Sarbjeet kaur Ethics essayThese RFID devices provide a specific identification for the specific object. Moreover, like a barcode and the magnetic strips, RFID devices also need to scan to retrieve the exact informationfor the object. Mainly the five components are consisted by RFID like, application software,

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