Ethics of Information Technology
This class will explore some of the key ethical questions raised by current developments in Information Technologies. Possible topics include: copyright, privacy, free speech, commerce and politics. Particular attention will be devoted to a systematic consideration of the relationship(s) between online privacy and autonomy, and the socio-political implications of reduced anonymity in the virtual environment. We may also address the ethicality of hacking, viruses, and pirated software.
Monday, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm