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Ethical and social issues in the information age

Author: Joseph Migga Kizza
Publisher: Cham, Switzerland : Springer, 2017.
Series: Texts in computer science
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Sixth editionView all editions and formats
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This engaging and thought-provoking textbook examines the ethical, social, and policy challenges arising from our rapidly and continuously evolving computing technology, ranging from the Internet to the ubiquitous portable devices we use to access it. The text emphasizes the need for a strong ethical framework for all applications of computer science and engineering in our professional and personal life. This  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic book
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: 9783319707129 3319707124
OCLC Number: 1015677428
Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 413 pages) : 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 and Online Social Networks --
Cyberbullying --
New Frontiers for Computer Ethics: Internet of Things (IoT) --
Ethical, Privacy and Security Issues in the Social Network EcoSystems --
Mobile Systems and Intractable Social, Ethical and Security Issues --
Computer Crime Investigations? Computer Forensics --
Biometrics.
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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