Cyberethics: Morality and Law in Cyberspace, Seventh Edition provides a comprehensive and up-to-date investigation of the internet’s influence on our society and our lives. As internet use expands and new informational technologies are developed worldwide, unprecedented social and moral issues continue to emerge. This crucial and timely resource addresses problems of censorship, intellectual property, information privacy, and cybersecurity through the lenses of morality and public policy, and discusses potential resolutions that may be reached through technology, law, or a combination of the two.
The Seventh Edition’s updated case studies are highly relevant to the modern age of cyberspace, and invite readers to consider both the legal and philosophical perspectives of a broad range of current hot-button issues. Addressing major corporate data breaches, fair use and the Crypto Wars, and the political impact of regulation and “fake news,” among other recent controversies, the case studies selected provide students the opportunity to view the subject in a global context and are sure to prompt thoughtful classroom discussion.
Features and Benefits
•Examines modern issues through new case studies such as Equifax: Anatomy of a Data Breach, LinkedIn Goes to China, and Oracle America v. Google.
•Provides in-depth discussion of 'social media and search engines’ treatment of politics.
•Incorporates recent major data breaches into discussions of privacy and cybersecurity.
•Encourages critical thinking with additional open-ended questions following each chapter.
•Delves further into the sociopolitical demands for and the morality of cybersecurity.
Previous Edition: 9781284081398