OMIS2000- Chapter Notes

Google apps which provides common business

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Unformatted text preview: isitors in exchange for revenue from advertisements based on visitor information Double gathers Nonobvious Relationship Awareness (NORA): given both the government and the private sector even more powerful profiling capabilities. NORA can take information about people from many disparate sources, such as employment applications, telephone records, customer listings and the “wanted” lists and correlate relationships to find obscure hidden connections that might help identify criminals or terrorists 4.2 Ethics in an Information Society Basic Concepts: Responsibility, Accountability and Liability Responsibility: means that you accept the potential costs, duties, and obligations for the decisions you make. Accountability: a feature of systems and social institutions: means that mechanisms are in place to determine who took responsible action, and who is responsible. Liability: extends the concept of responsibility further, a feature of political systems in which a body of laws is in place that permits individuals to recover damages done by them by other actors, systems or organizations Due Process: a related feature of law governed societies and is a process in which laws are known and understood and there is an ability to appeal to higher authorities to ensure that the laws are applied correctly 1. Information technologies are filtered through social institutions, organizations, and individuals. 2. Responsibility for the consequences of technology falls clearly on the institutions, organizations, and individual managers who choose to use the technology 3. In an ethical, political society,...
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