Point: Individuals Should Have the Right to Set Ethics for Robotc Systems They Own.Counterpoint: Robotc Ethics Should Be Controlled by the Governments or Manufacturers.Intellectual Property: 3D Printng: Who Is Responsible When Things Go Awry?: Summary of the Issue:Cost of 3D printers dropping = soon to be practcal + efectve.Patents protect intellectual property.Downloaded by remy hakim ([email protected])lOMoARcPSD|4103943
Who’s going to take responsibility for possible faws in printng causing accidents?How do we preserve intellectual property rights?Point: Regulatng 3D Printng Protects Designers and the Public.Counterpoint: Unregulated 3D Printng Encourages Creatvity.Privacy: Human-Implanted Data Chips: Protecton of Orwellian Nightmare?: Summary of the Issue:Many ppl perceive privacy as a basic human right.VeriChip (now PositveID) is FDA approved since 2004.Chip implanted in human body makes many ppl extremely uncomfortable.Very debatable + sensitve topic.Point: Chip Implants Would Beneft Society.Counterpoint: Chip Implants Would Lead to An Erosion of Personal Privacy.Property Rights: Mining an Asteroid: Who Owns Outer Space?: Summary of the Issue:Development of technology hardware requires lots of rare metals.Outer Space solids like asteroids + other planets = possible wealthy source of minerals + metals.OUTER SPACE TREATY (OST):1967 treaty resultng from cold way = major lawgoverning ownership of extraterrestrial territory.Who owns the moon?Point: Outer Space Belongs to the Human Race.Counterpoint: Outer Space Can Be Claimed by Private Companies.Electronic Informaton Access: Should Everyone Have Free Access to Uncensored Informaton?: Summary of the Issue:BAIDU.COM: Leading Chinese search engine.Many countries have their Internet blocked by government restrictons like India and China.Financial Results versus Social Implicatons?Point: US Companies Should Comply With Local Laws in Foreign Countries.Counterpoint: US Companies should Put What is Right Ahead of What is Financially Expedient.Computer Abuse: Hacktvism: Civil Disobedience or Terrorism?: Summary of the Issue:Civil disobedience + right to assemble and protest = basic libertes for Americans.Downloaded by remy hakim ([email protected])lOMoARcPSD|4103943
HACKTIVISM:involves using computers + networks in subversive way to promote agenda related to causes like free speech, human rights, informatonfreedom = computer hacking for social change.Cyberterrorism.Is it civil disobedience 21st-century style?Point: Hacking is A Natural Extension of Civil Disobedience.Counterpoint: Hacktvism is Illegal and Therefore Wrong.Using Computers to Support Ethical Conduct:Positve tool for ethical conduct such as being a tool for charitable organizatons, fundraising actvites, etc.