Cyberethics Morality and Law in Cyberspace

ISBN-10: 0763795119
ISBN-13: 9780763795115
Edition: 4th 2011 (Revised)
Authors: Richard Spinello
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List price: $110.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning, LLC
Publication date: 7/6/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 242
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Completely revised and updated, The new fourth edition of this popular text takes an in-depth look at the social costs and moral problems that have arisen by the ever expanded use of the internet, and offers up-to-date legal and philosophical perspectives. it focuses heavily on content control and free speech, intellectual property, privacy and security, and features new content on blogging and social networking. Case studies throughout offer real-life scenarios  and include coverage of numerous hot topics. In the process of examinging current issues, The text identifies some of the legal disputes that will likely set the standard for future cases.

Preface
The Internet and Ethical Values
Cyberethics and the �Law of the Horse�
Iron Cage or Gateway to Utopia?
Ethical Values and the Digital Frontier
Utilitarianism
Contract Rights (Contractarianism)
Moral Duty (Pluralism)
New Natural Law
Postscript on Moral Theory
Normative Principles
Autonomy
Nonmaleficence
Beneficence
Justice
Discussion Questions
Regulating and Governing the Internet
A Short History of the Internet
The Internet's Current Architecture
The World Wide Web
Electronic Commerce
Social Networking
Social Problems and Social Costs
The Invisible Hand
Regulating the Net: The Visible Hand
A �Bottom-Up� Approach: The Sovereignty of Code
Internet Governance
Internet Regulation and Ethics
Discussion Questions
Case Studies: L'Affair Yahoo
A Case of Libel
Free Speech and Content Controls in Cyberspace
Speech and Internet Architecture
Pornography in Cyberspace
Public Policy Overview
Automating Content Controls
Hate Speech and Online Threats
Anonymous Speech
The Ethics of Bloggin'g
Spam as Commercial Free Speech
Postscript
Discussion Questions
Case Studies: The Librarian's Dilemma
Spam or Free Speech at Intel?
Digital Censorship in China
Intellectual Property in Cyberspace
Background on Intellectual Property
What Is Intellectual Property?
Legal Protection for Intellectual Property
Moral Justifications for Intellectual Property
Recent Legislation
Issues for the Internet
Copyright and the Digital Dilemma
Software Ownership and the Open Source Code Movement
Digital Rights Architectures
Business Method Patents in Cyberspace
Domain Names and Intel-connectivity Issues
Postscript
Discussion Questions
Case Studies: The RIAA v. Verizon
Patent War on the Web: Amazon v. Barnes & Noble
A Parody of PETA
The Movie Industry Takes on Grokster
Regulating Internet Privacy
A Definition and Theory of Privacy
Personal Information on the Internet
Consumer Privacy on the Internet
Privacy-Invasive Technologies
Policy Considerations
Moral Considerations
The U. S. and the European Union (EU): Divergent Paths to Privacy Protection
Privacy Legislation in the U. S.
Privacy Protection in the EU
Privacy and Internet Architectures
A Prescription for Privacy?
Privacy in the Workplace
Privacy Rights at Risk
Comparing U. S. and European Policies
The Case For and Against Monitoring
Discussion Questions
Case Studies: DoubleClick: The Ethics of Online Advertising
Amazon's Privacy Policy
Newport Electronics
Securing the Electronic Frontier
Vulnerabilities of the Net
Cybercrime
Anti-Piracy Architectures
Trespass, Unauthorized Access, and Hacktivision
Questionable Forms of Trespass
Security Measures in Cyberspace
The Encryption Controversy: A Public Policy Perspective
The Clipper Chip
Clipper II
Key Management Infrastructure or Clipper III
Policy Reversal
Encryption Code, Privacy, and Free Speech
Discussion Questions
Case Studies: The Case of the Pretty Good Privacy Encryption Program
eBay v. Bidder's Edge: Trespass or Legitimate Access?
Glossary: The Language of the Internet
Bibliography
Legal Cases Cited
Index

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