Moral and Ethical issues with IT Systems

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  • Created on: 10-05-18 09:58
Environment
An ever-growing demand for electronic devices means increased manufacturing output and increased energy needed to run the devices. This means negative by-products are created such as greenhouse gases.
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Unequal Access
There is a distinct divide between access in countires in the developing and developed world. Not everyone has accessto IT systems. Some schools release access to materials online, students without computers at home have no personal access to them.
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Netiquette
The way peopl act online. The perception of the internet as an impersonal and anonymous place to communicate, leads to unacceptable behaviour online, e.g. trolling and cyberbullying.
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Globalisation
Process of countires becoming increasingly interconnected. Increase in trade, transport and communications. IT systems have played a key part of this process. This has also caused job outsourcing, disease spreading, environmental damage and terrorism
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Freedom of speech
Some sites allow users to express views that other users find offensive, however many sites set rules for the content added by sers and for user behaviour and close down accounts groups and pages that breach the rules.
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Freedom of Speech P2
Some users find this a form of censorship and believe it is a breach of ther freedom of speech
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There is a distinct divide between access in countires in the developing and developed world. Not everyone has accessto IT systems. Some schools release access to materials online, students without computers at home have no personal access to them.

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Unequal Access

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The way peopl act online. The perception of the internet as an impersonal and anonymous place to communicate, leads to unacceptable behaviour online, e.g. trolling and cyberbullying.

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Process of countires becoming increasingly interconnected. Increase in trade, transport and communications. IT systems have played a key part of this process. This has also caused job outsourcing, disease spreading, environmental damage and terrorism

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Some sites allow users to express views that other users find offensive, however many sites set rules for the content added by sers and for user behaviour and close down accounts groups and pages that breach the rules.

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