Welcome to Computer Ethics
With the freedom of the Internet has come a host of new ethical issues. This site is devoted to providing a basic understanding of computer ethics to the Internet users of tomorrow, with the hope that they will make informed and moral decisions throu
ghout their careers.
Computer Ethics in the News
Judge Marilyn Hall Patel ruled that Napster, an online music sharing program, violated U.S. copyright laws. Napster must make all copyright material unavailable by midnight PST, July 28th.
Read more on Salon.com or The Washington Post.
Links to Other Sites
A directory of online computer ethics resources.
Contact the Authors
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Search Computer Ethics
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content for a word or phrase.
Enter the Site
The site is divided into an introduction, three sections, and a conclusion. Three parts feature an interactive activity. Click here to access the table of contents and begin!
Create User Account
Would you like the site to remember your name, keep track of your progress, record your scores, and give you a certificate upon completion? If so, create your own user account here.
Information For Teachers
We hope that our site will be used to complement computer science courses with a lesson in computer ethics. Click here for information on using this site in the classroom.
Give Us Your Opinion
We encourage you to voice your opinion on the issues and events of computer ethics. Click here to access the computer ethics discussion board.
List of References
Many outside sources were employed in building this site. The list of references contains a complete bibliography along with Internet links.
Add Your Own Content!
We hope that organizations and individuals who work with computer ethics will submit articles, which will be added directly to the table of contents!