Cautionary Tales and Ethical Dilemmas in Computing
Author: Tom Forester,Perry Morrison
Publisher: MIT Press
Category: Business & Economics
View: 4099For anyone interested in the issues arising from computer malfunctions and, moreperniciously, from misuse, this new edition of Computer Ethics is right on the mark. Widelyacclaimed for its readability and its balanced and authoritative coverage, Computer Ethics has beenthoroughly revised and updated with new anecdotes, new revelations, and lively discussion of theethical, social, and professional issues arising from the computer revolution, such as computercrime, software theft, hacking, viruses, and the invasion of privacy.An entirely rewritten firstchapter is followed by expanded chapters that contain compelling new case studies and analyses. Anew final section contains 10 hypothetical scenarios for group discussion. Copies of the ACM Code ofEthics and the ACM-IEEE Computing Curricula are included in the appendixes.Tom Forester is SeniorLecturer in the School of Computing and Information Technology at Griffith University, Queensland,Australia, and is editor or author of seven books on the social aspects of computers. Perry Morrisonlectures in psychology at the National University of Singapore.