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Computer Ethics Institute

Author: 
Computer Ethics Institute
Issue Date: 
Wednesday, August 2, 2006
Description: 
The Computer Ethics Institute has provided an advanced forum and resource for identifying, assessing and responding to ethical issues associated with the advancement of information technologies in society. Through advisory and consultative activities, research and education, and public outreach, CEI has stimulated awareness of the issues likely to arise as technology continues to develop. Links to several relevant articles, including "The Ten Commandments of Computer Ethics."
Keywords: 
ethics
Education Levels: 
Middle School
High School
Intended Audience: 
Educator
Learner
Type: 
Reference Material : Article
Publisher: 
The Brookings Institution: Information Technology Services
URL: 
http://www.brook.edu/ITS/CEI/CEI_HP.HTM
CSTA Classification: 

CI.L2-05

Describe ethical issues that relate to computers and networks (e.g., security, privacy, ownership, and information sharing).

CI.L3A-09

Describe different ways in which software is created and shared and their benefits and drawbacks (commercial software, public domain software, open source development).

CI.L3A-10

Describe security and privacy issues that relate to computer networks.

CI.L3A-07

Describe how different kinds of software licenses can be used to share and protect intellectual property.

CI.L3A-02

Discuss the impact of computing technology on business and commerce (e.g., automated tracking of goods, automated financial transactions, e-commerce, cloud computing).

CI.L3B-02

Analyze the beneficial and harmful effects of computing innovations.

CC.L3C-01f

Computing in Context (AP Comp Sci A Topic VI)

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