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A Gift of Fire: Social, Legal, and Ethical Issues for Computers and the Internet Sara Baase

A Gift of Fire: Social, Legal, and Ethical Issues for Computers and the Internet

Sara Baase

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ISBN : 9780130082152
Paperback
464 pages
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This book explores social, legal, philosophical, ethical, political, constitutional and economic implications of computing from a computer scientists point of view. It covers the issues individuals face as members of a technological society andMoreThis book explores social, legal, philosophical, ethical, political, constitutional and economic implications of computing from a computer scientists point of view. It covers the issues individuals face as members of a technological society and offers guidance for professionals in computer-related fields. One of the books goals is to develop computer professionals who understand the implications of what they create and how it fits into society at large. Chapter topics cover privacy and personal information, encryption and interception of communications, freedom of speech in cyberspace, intellectual property, computer crime, computers and work, broader issues on the impact and control of computers, and professional ethics and responsibilities. For programmers and software engineers.