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‘hanging out the dirty linen’ to delve into the ethics of IT’s role in society.

DNA Databases

  DNA Databases, aka Biobanks. There are two main types of Biobanks in this world. One that is Direct-to-customer (DTC) and another for scientific development. It can also be said that the DTC Biobanks may be using the genetic DNA to aid scientific research, however their main purpose is to provide customers information about their […]

Databases Social and Ethical Implications and Discussion Databases! Public Databases! Oh no! Security and Integrity affect databases in general, as the databases all depend on accurate data. The most up-to-date data could be the difference between having to spend time in jail – or not. Duplicate names, lack of updating, are just some reasons why […]

  In every IT system security is one of the most significant aspects as it protects those systems from unauthorised users and keeps people’s privacy.Security can be passwords , finger prints , face recognition and fire walls which is used to restrict access to machines, facilities and systems.Although we do trust some of the most […]

In April a man from Ohio was charged by a grand jury on identify theft charges. However this had nothing with stolen credit cards or anything like that. Apparently the suspect stole a South Carolina man’s identity to gain access of $300,000 in medical treatment at Ohio State University’s Wexner Medical Centre. According to Kirsten Hallam, […]

While I suppose a title seems overly melodramatic, it actually does describe the occasion, a carnage. Lets have a look at the post op report in an even more dramatic manner! Dossier: The Mission: To sucessfully defend wiki-leaks in a debate with another school. The Date: 29-11-2010, 1130 hours The Location: Cisco Systems, [REDACTED] The […]

Interesting campaign happening on Saturday…goto the I’m not a terrorist website and see the issues…

Recently the topic of “Business” and “Employment” have been brought up recently; and on the Guardian theres an interesting story about how an employee stole and sold personal account details to rival firms. Now, this is major as some person just working in a company immediately takes your information and decides to sell it without […]

The writer of a worm that can enter jailbroken iPhones has accepted a job to be a hacker full time. Although he will be doing his work for good, are iPhone owners so happy about the situation? For more information, visit this link. I believe that this article will be a good choice for my […]

One major social ethical issue that has appeared in the last 9 years is “How far will we go to protect our society?” Socially, the country I am in seems to have some issues (in the sense that there are marauding teenagers or drunks who decide to tear up a street whether they seems to […]

As i am nearing the end of the book, The Pirate’s Game, i have come to realize many things about pirates and the problems they face. We all can see that pirates , truly, have shaped our society. Various trends, remixes, and acts of piracy force firms to compete with pirate. since pirates are only […]

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