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Ethical and social issues in the information age

Author: Joseph Migga Kizza
Publisher: London : Springer London : Imprint : Springer, 2013.
Series: Texts in computer science
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 5. ed. 2013View all editions and formats
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The rapid pace of change in computing demands a continuous review of our defensive strategies, and a strong ethical framework in our computer science education. This fully revised and enhanced fifth edition of Ethical and Social Issues in the Information Age examines the ethical, social, and policy challenges stemming from the convergence of computing and telecommunication, and the proliferation of mobile  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Printed edition:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Migga Kizza
ISBN: 9781447149903 1447149904
OCLC Number: 838812415
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 372 pages 22 illustrations).
Contents: History of Computing --
Morality and the Law --
Ethics and Ethical Analysis --
Ethics and the Professions --
Anonymity, Security, Privacy, and Civil Liberties --
Intellectual Property Rights and Computer Technology --
Social Context of Computing --
Software Issues: Risks and Liabilities --
Computer Crimes --
New Frontiers for Computer Ethics: Artificial Intelligence --
New Frontiers for Computer Ethics: Virtualization and Virtual Reality --
New Frontiers for Computer Ethics: Cyberspace --
Ethical, Privacy, and Security Issues in the Online Social Network Ecosystems --
Mobile Systems and Their Intractable Social, Ethical and Security Issues --
Computer Crime Investigations and Ethics --
Biometric Technologies and Ethics.
Series Title: Texts in computer science
Responsibility: Joseph Migga Kizza.
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In its revised fifth edition, this book covers ethical, social and policy challenges arising from the convergence of computing and telecommunication and the spread of mobile information devices. Asks  Read more...

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