9. Revisit and reflect on the decision. Strengthen the security on social media and educating the general public will limit the amount of information that is been shared and collected on social media and this will decrease identity theft ensure that information is secure.
6 Impact of the decision “Who is responsible for ensuring that information privacy is protected? Clearly, individuals are often designated as the main party responsible for their own information privacy” (Belanger & Xu, 2015). So, when social media users limit the amount of information’s that are disclosure on social media platform it will help reduce many problems. First, it will reduce the amount of information that get out there. Secondly, it will prevent criminals from gathering, using and sharing of personal information at the black market. Application that help hackers or third party to collects user’s privacy information will be reduced. This will make information on the social platform secure and limit any unauthorized access. Ethical theory The applicable ethical theory in this dilemma is the “Deontological” ethics. This theory talks about what the right moral action and duties that needs to be done. According to this theory, keeping someone's information private or confidential is a moral obligation, and it is the duty of everyone to do that. Unauthorized access to other people’s information is immoral since it compromises their privacy.
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