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22 Cards in this Set

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Computer ethics
guidelines for moral computer use
Privacy
concerns collection and use of data about individuals
Accuracy
relates to the responsibility of those who owns the data
Property
relates to who owns the data
Access
relates to the responsibility of those who have data to control who is able to use it
Reverse directories
special telephones directories
that list telephone numbers followed by the subscriber’s names
Freedom of Information Act
entitles individuals access to governmental records relating to them
Snoopware
special software that monitors employees e-mails
Illustions of anonymity
people think that they are safe as long as they do not disclose their personal info
History files
record locations of sites visited by a
computer system
Cookies
specialized programs deposited on your
computer that record sites visited
Traditional cookies
monitor activities on a single site
Ad network cookies
aka adware cookies, monitor activites across all sites visited
Spyware
programs designed to secretly record
internet activity
Computer abuse amendment act of 1994
law that punishes the creator of viruses or worms
Software Copyright Act of 1980
prevents computer piracy
Encrypting
code for messages
Hot sites
special emergency facilities
Cold sites
empty shells in which hardware must be
installed
Ergonomics
study of human factors related to things people use
Repetitive strain injury, carpal tunnel syndrome
avoid frequent breaks, good posture
Chlorofluorocarbons
reduces this harmful chemical