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  • This clear and accessible textbookand its associated website offer a state of the art introduction to the burgeoning field of computer ethics and professional responsibility. Includes discussion of hot topics such as the history of computing; the social context of computing; methods of ethical analysis; professional responsibility and codes of ethics; computer security, risks and liabilities; computer crime, viruses and hacking; data protection and privacy; intellectual property and the "open source" movement; global ethics and the internetIntroduces key issues and concepts at the start of each section, and features classroom-tested study questions, and lists of useful websites and further readingProvides a wealth of relevant case studies, and an easy-to learn case-analysis techniqueIs accompanied by a website, offering sample student answers, additional study questions, example case analyses, and discussion forumsVisit the website at www.southernct.edu/organizations/RCCS/Textbook