An interesting case to look into regarding this type of information collection and privacy implications is the case between the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) and Apple in the aftermath of the San Bernardino Shooting. “A judge ruled that Apple must help the FBI unlock San Bernardino shooter Syed Farook's iPhone, the company said it would fight the order, framing its resistance as a stand for privacy rights” (Rice & Sussan, 2016, p. 261). While I agree with the court’s decision in this case, I do find it admirable that Apple was willing to go to such lengths to protect user privacy, even despite the severity of the situation. It is important to do the right thing, even when the circumstances are seemingly insurmountable. As written in Galatians 6:9 “And let us not grow weary of doing good, for in due season we will reap, if we do not give
BMAL560 DISCUSSION BOARD REPLIES 3 up.” (New King James Version). Great job and well written post on an extremely pertinent issue in our society today. References Fischer, K. (n.d.). Ethics, Integrity, Employee Relations and Public Relations Lawrence, A. T., & Weber, J. (2017). Business and society: Stakeholders, ethics, public policy (15th ed.). New York, NY: McGraw-Hill Custom. ISBN: 9781259315411. Martin, K. (2012). Information technology and privacy: Conceptual muddles or privacy vacuums? Ethics and Information Technology, 14(4), 267-284. doi:10.1007/s10676-012- 9300-3 Rice, J. C., & Sussan, F. (2016). Digital privacy: A conceptual framework for business. Journal of Payments Strategy & Systems, 10(3), 260-266.
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