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道德相关考试代写|G53CWO-E1 Computers in the World



Part A

Answer ALL questions from Part A

  1. It is generally observed that free speech and privacy are frequently in conflict with each other and solutions to ethical issues involving these two fundamental rights need to be appropriately balanced.
  • Define what is considered offensive speech and discuss two approaches that are commonly employed to regulate the propagation of offensive speech in the Internet. (10%)
  • Discuss the privacy issues involved in electronic surveillance by governments and explain the “roving tap” authority concept. (10%)
  1. Answer the following questions on Intellectual Property Rights
  • What is meant by the terms “Intellectual Property” and “Intellectual Property Rights”.     (5%)
  • Explain the distinction between copyright and moral rights. (5%)
  • What is WIPO?    (2%)
  • Explain how copyright law is of importance to the IT industry, and discuss the impact of the WIPO Copyright Treaty.    (8%)
  1. One of the key characteristics that distinguishes between a computing professional and other categories of worker is that the former has a clear commitment to abide by a code of ethics which is administered by professional organisations such as British Computing Society (BCS).
  • List the main objectives of the professional code of ethics and explain its main obstacle in enforcement.    (10%)
  • Name three of the several kinds of relationship in which a computing professional is likely to be involved in and describe one ethical issue that might arise in each of the given relation.   (10%)