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Computer Ethics

Computer ethics refers to a set of principles to regulate the use of computers.  Ethics has become an important consideration due to the spread of computerised systems and electronic communications.

Computer ethics can be broken down into the following main areas of consideration:

Intellectual Property Rights Privacy Issues Effects on Society
  • Copyright
  • Plagiarism
  • Cracking
  • Software Licences
  • Hacking
  • Malware
  • Data Protection
  • Anonymity
  • Jobs
  • Environmental Impact
  • Social Impact

 

Topics / Ethics / Computer Ethics