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concept.html3. WHY DO WE NEED ETHICS AND LAW IN COMPUTING?Respecting OwnershipRespecting PrivacyRespecting Property3.1 RESPECTING OWNERSHIPWe must respect ownership by not stealing other peoples work either byduplicating or distributing it. Duplicating and distributing copies of audio tapes, videotapes and computer programs without permission and authorization from theindividual or company that created the program are immoral and illegal.3.2 RESPECTING PRIVACY AND CONFIDENTIALITYWe should respect other people's privacy and confidentiality by refrainingourselves from reading their mails or files without their permission. If we do so,it is considered as violating an individuals rights to privacy and confidentiality.
Teaching ICT as an ExploratoryThe Difference Between Ethics and LawPage6of153.3 RESPECTING PROPERTYProperty here means ownership. Since an individual data andinformation are considered as property, therefore, an act of tampering andchanging electronic information is considered as vandalism and disrespectfor other peoples property.4. SIMILARITIES BETWEEN ETHIC S AND LAWBoth ethics and law are complimentary to each other and are made:to guide user from misusing computersto create a healthy computer society, so that computers are used tocontribute to a better life.to prevent any crime.Retrieved from:-between-law-and-ethics.html5. DIFFERENCES BETWEEN ETHICS AND LAWSETHICSGUIDELINEAs a guideline to computer users.MORAL STANDARDSEthical behavior is judged by moralstandards.FREE TO FOLLOWComputer users are free to follow orignore the code of ethics.NO PUNISHMENTSNo punishment for anyone who violatesethics.
Teaching ICT as an ExploratoryThe Difference Between Ethics and LawPage7of15UNIVERSALSUniversal, can be applied anywhere, allover the world.PRODUCE ETHICAL COMPUTERUSERSTo produce ethical computer users.IMMORALNot honoring computer ethicsmeans ignoring the moral elements(immoral).LAWCONTROLAs a rule, to control computer users.JUDICIAL STANDARDSLaw is judged by judicial standards.MUST FOLLOWComputer users must follow the regulationsand law.PENALTIES,IMPRISONMENTSANDOTHER PUNISHMENTSPenalties, imprisonments, and otherpunishments for those who break thelaw.DEPENDS ON COUNTRYDepends on country and state where thecrime is committed.PREVENT MISUSING OF COMPUTERSTo prevent misuse of computers.CRIMENot honoring the law means committing acrime.

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