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

Screencasting for your Database

Image via Wikipedia In case you are unsure of how to screencast here are some links that might help you out. Remember a screencast should be short and to the point – otherwise simply viewers get bored and stop watching! Jon Udell explains the basics of professional screencasting over at O’reilly. I knew it existed […]

Well what a great first debate on the interesting article Why Privacy Matters even if You have Nothing to Hide. I think we can all agree that the outcome and winners of the argument were those for the fact that privacy is highly important to us  even if we have nothing to hide – and […]

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, […]

NSA invades Americans privacy

The article that I accidentally posted earlier is about a group called the NSA. Which stands for national security agencies. This group has been around durning the pearl harbor accident and obviously hasn’t ever done anything ever. And if they have done it they haven’t done their job successfully. The have stop maybe one or […]

Hacking of iTunes

The article on “Hacking worm holes in iTunes” The article is about how recently, customers of iTunes, are experiencing problems with their account. Customers reports say that their accounts have been hacked, or their gift cards being spent, their PayPal accounts being used or their store credit exhausted. The iTunes store is a massive network, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Image by carlaarena via Flickr Grade 11’s now your Video assignment is over as announced it is time to begin your first Internal Assessment portfolio. The essential element of any good portfolio is the choice of the article – and the best wasy to choose an article is to read and organise as many as […]

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 […]

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