In a curious way, quantum theory underlies the four issues as well. I have every confidence that ways will be found for all of us to benefit from the great advances of the computermen, but those benefits must never be purchased at the price of our freedom to live as individuals with private lives.
In an age in which people benefit by the communication of information, there is a tendency for us to treat bandwidth and transmission capacity as a commons in the same way as did the herdsmen in Garrett Hardin's poignant essay, "The Tragedy of the Commons," subtitled: How is the contributor of his knowledge to be compensated?
So kept to his course. At the same time computer usage flourishes among some, we are creating a large group of information poor people who have no direct access to the more efficient computational technology and who have little training in its use.
Information systems should protect the viabilit of the fixed conduit resource through which it is transmitted to avoid noise and jamming pollution and the indignitties of "The Tragedy of the Commons". It is ripe for privacy invasion and other abuses.
Information privacy in the service sector: Thus the educational and economic ante is really quite high for playing the modern information game. At the same time computer usage flourishes among some, we are creating a large group of information poor people who have no direct access to the more efficient computational technology and who have little training in its use.
We must insure that information technology, and the information it handles, are used to enhance the dignity of mankind. Waving skills were transferred from the craftsman to the owner of the machines.
The question before us now is whether the kind of society being created is the one we want. There are some equally pressing property rights issues surrounding the conduits through with information passes.
Is this exchange of property warranted? As a result, cost economies in computation are primarily available to middle and upper income people. Intellectual Capital constituents are analyzed in order to verify their capability of acting as key drivers of Open Nowhere is the potential threat to human dignity so severe as it is in the age of information technology, especially in the field of artificial intelligence.The articles in this special section express a common theme; the use of information technology in society is creating a rather unique set of ethical issues that requires the making of new moral.
Ethical Dilemma: Can You Sell Customer Information? Scenario: When customers shop your online store, they leave an electronic trail that provides lots of information -- from their name and address to the types of goods that interest them when they search the site.
Physicians, attorneys and other professionals whose job duties affect others' lives usually receive, as part of their formal training, courses that address ethical issues common to their professions.
This holistic view, more evident in some recent approaches to the study of information systems stakeholders, is expected to contribute not only in addressing organizational and cultural issues of information systems projects, but also to encourage a more ethical approach to information.
Four Ethical Issues of the Information Age by Richard O. Mason.
Today in western societies more people are employed collecting, handling and distributing information than in any other occupation. Four Ethical Issues of the Information Age Created Date: Z.Download