Book Description

Ethics for the Information Age opens with a review of ethical theories from the ancient world to the present and covers the social impact of information, technology, computer crime, privacy issues, and computer laws in the United States and other countries. The book also covers ethical codes of professional organizations and computer ethics in higher education and the workplace. Another section discusses software as intellectual property, as a product, and as a service. Ethics for the Information Age helps students take a look into future computer-related ethical issues. This text contains plenty of real-world examples that will keep classroom discussions alive.