Privacy In The Digital Age: The Ethical Usage Of Information Technology

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Register to read the introduction… The warnings of identity theft and credit card fraud are two examples of personal concerns that have catapulted the fear of personal information being obtained without permission by individuals. Belanger and Crossler (2011) cited the Pew Internet Project survey which found 85% of adults felt that controlling access to their personal information was very important to them.
Ethical Usage of Information Technology The ethical use of information technology is classified as personal and commercial usage. Personal usage relates to how people use information technology (Brooks, 2010). The methods of communication have changed due to the constant changes occurring in the information technology industry. The evolution of IT has allowed individuals to communicate with others with ease and perform legitimate business transactions over the Internet. Tucker (2007) cites that 42.6% of people use cell phones and 63.4% of people communicate via email, chat, and Internet use daily.

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