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  • Snapchat Phenomenon

    "College Students Trust Snapchat despite Hack, Study Says." Mashable. N.p., 30 Oct. 2014. Web. Colao, JJ. "The Inside Story Of Snapchat: The World 's Hottest App Or A $3 Billion Disappearing Act?" Forbes. Forbes Magazine, 6 Jan. 2014. Web. 08 "Complaint, Request For Investigation, Injunction, and Other Relief." The Electronic Privacy Information Center, 16 May 2013. Web. Gross, Doug. "Snapchat: Sexting Tool, or the next Instagram?" CNN. Cable News Network, 10 Jan. 2013. Web. Hoover, Ryan. "Quora." Why Do People Use Snapchat? -. N.p., 22 Dec. 2012. Web. McLane, Adam. "Why You Should Delete SnapChat - Adam McLane." Adam McLane. N.p., 22 Aug. 2013. Web. "Privacy Policy." Privacy.17 Nov. 2014. Web. Simick, Cameron. "10 Creative Uses of Snapchat." TheFW. Web. "Snapchat." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 12 July 2014. Web. "Terms of Use." Terms. 17 Nov. 2014.…

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  • Solving Ethical Issues

    would change in a different culture and, if so, why it would change. In this digital age, one major ethical concern is privacy. Currently, whether or not phone and other digital records should be tapped for police business is under debate. Naturally, there is an ethical conflict about whether…

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  • Essay On Right To Be Forgotten

    The right to be forgotten aims to give back to people their control over personal data and make the consent regime more effective . Personal data is a daily issue on the Internet nowadays. In this online world in which personal information can be stored, collected and used and, moreover, can be remembered forever, the issue of privacy within personal data is extremely important. It eventually becomes essential, for the goal of this paper, to define what personal data is, before going deeply…

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  • Facebook Privacy Case Study

    The aforementioned Facebook privacy cases deal with breaches to users’ private information, which those users disclosed on Facebook for the purpose of sharing with their friends and other users. Since Facebook provides various privacy controls, which allow users to customize the way their posted information is shared with others, users can expect Facebook to keep sensitive information protected from unwanted access and potential harm. However, as evidenced from the vast array of court cases and…

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  • The Boom Of Management Information Systems Case Study

    The boom of Management Information Systems (MIS) has resulted in major social, financial, and economic advancements in the twenty-first century. But like any major milestone in the advancement of the human race, the development of MIS has come with issues of moral and ethical dilemmas. Both business and private uses of MIS have the potential to cause financial, economic, and in extreme cases physical and mental harm to parties that use these modernized services. In 2013, the Internet Crime…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Workplace Monitoring

    The use of monitoring software in a business setting carries ethical questions about the level of monitoring conducted by employers and how this monitoring and restriction of access effects employee morale, and corporate trust. Employees will shop, do their banking, check up on personal emails, catch up on social media, tweet and in extreme cases watch their favorite Netflix series or television show. While some of these employees do this on occasion or on a short break such as lunch, others…

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  • Analysis: The Land Of The Unfree

    The Land of the Unfree The word “patriot” has changed in meaning throughout time; however it has always seemed to be defined as someone that vigorously supports their country. Within the last few decades terrorism has become a major issue and if it wasn’t for the creation of the USA Patriot Act in 2001, by President George W. Bush, we probably would have had a larger amount of terrorist attacks then we actually had. The Patriot Act has helped monitor foreign communications, as well as…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Government Surveillance

    argue about how it is an abuse of power, a violation of people 's privacy, and most importantly, unconstitutional, while proponents of surveillance claim the benefit of surveillance is a reduction in the probability of high-cost events such as terrorism. Government surveillance programs, when conducted in controlled situations and closely audited by independent organizations, do not directly harm innocent civilians, especially when they benefit the safety of the general public. Surveillance, by…

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  • The Integrated National Crime Information System (INCIS)

    Introduction In the modern business world organisations are frequently adopting and planning new IT projects. While most of these projects are successful there are often ones that get declared as a failure. Large IT projects are expensive and can easily go wrong if the risks are not addressed and considered. The Integrated National Crime Information System (INCIS) was a project adopted by the New Zealand Police in 1991 and was promptly abandoned in 1999 due to its failure. INCIS The Integrated…

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  • Professional Vs Professional Ethics

    For example, before the passage of the Electronic Communications Privacy Act of 1986 in the United States, government officials did not require a search warrant to collect personal information transmitted over computer communication networks. Nevertheless, even in the absence of a privacy law before 1986, computing professionals should have been aware of the obligation to protect the privacy of personal information.” https://www.ideals.illinois.edu/bitstream/handle/2142/12247/ecse909.pdf This…

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