Cyberethics: Morality and Law in Cyberspace

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Jones & Bartlett Publishers, Jul 6, 2010 - Computers - 242 pages
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Revised and updated to reflect new technologies in the field, the fourth edition of this popular text takes an in-depth look at the social costs and moral problems that have emerged by the ever expanding use of the Internet, and offers up-to-date legal and philosophical examinations of these issues. It focuses heavily on content control, free speech, intellectual property, and security while delving into new areas of blogging and social networking. Case studies throughout discuss real-world events and include coverage of numerous hot topics. In the process of exploring current issues, it identifies legal disputes that will likely set the standard for future cases. Instructor Resouces: -PowerPoint Lecture Outlines
 

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Contents

PREFACE
CHAPTER ONE
CHAPTER TWO
Case Studies
CHAPTER THREE
Case Studies
CHAPTER FOUR
Case Studies
Case Studies
CHAPTER SIX
Case Studies
GlossaryThe Language of the Internet
Bibliography
Legal Cases Cited
INDEX
Copyright

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RICHARD A. SPINELLO is Associate Research Professor at the Carroll School of Management at Boston College. Prior to joining the faculty of Boston College, he worked as a programmer, consultant, and marketing manager in the software industry. He has written and edited four books on computer-related ethics as well as numerous articles and scholarly papers on ethics and management.

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