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Unformatted text preview: Computer Ethics Institute The Computer Ethics Institute is a nonprofit organization that works to help advance technology by ethical means. The Computer Ethics Institute has developed its own Ten Commandments of Computer Ethics: 1. Thou shalt not use a computer to harm other people. 2. Thou shalt not interfere with other people’s computer work. 3. Thou shalt not snoop around in other people’s computer files. 4. Thou shalt not use a computer to steal. 5. Thou shalt not use a computer to bear false witness. 6. Thou shalt not copy or use proprietary software for which you have not paid. 7. Thou shalt not use other people’s computer resources without authorization or proper compensation. 8. Thou shalt not appropriate other people’s intellectual output. ch10.indd 907 12/4/2009 11:39:14 AM All-in-1 / CISSP All-in-One Exam Guide, 5th Ed. / Harris / 160217-8 CISSP All-in-One Exam Guide 908 9. Thou shalt think about the social consequences of the program you are writing or the system you are designing. 10. Thou shalt always use a computer in ways that ensure consideration and respect for your fellow humans. The Internet Architecture Board The Internet Architecture Board (IAB) is the coordinating committee for Internet design, engineering, and management. It is responsible for the architectural oversight of the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) activities, Internet Standards Process oversight and appeal, and editor of Request for Comments (RFCs). Figure 10-3 illustrates the IAB’s place in the hierarchy of entities that help ensure the structure and standardization of the Internet. Otherwise, the Internet would be an unusable big bowl of spaghetti and we would all still be writing letters and buying stamps. The IAB issues ethics-related statements concerning the use of the Internet. It considers the Internet to be a resource that depends upon availability and accessibility to be useful to a wide range of people. It is mainly concerned with irresponsible acts on the Internet that could threaten its existence or negatively affect others. It se...
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