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

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 […]

Conferencing is serious business. Businesses love to save money, which seems logical enough. Especially in large corporations such as Cisco Systems, a huge amount is spent on flights for representatives to meet other representatives in different countries. Not only is this expensive, it’s not a fantastic solution to helping nature. However, the annual costs have […]

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 […]

There has been plenty of news about the link between employment and having a Social Networking account. If a person is applying for a job, many businesses will search for that person’s MySpace or Facebook page, giving them an insight into their personal life. Depending on the content of your pictures, this can make the […]

The article I have carefully chosen to use in my Itgs Portfolio has to do with the “digital dark age”. This is when, in the near future, society will lose exobytes of data due to rapidly advancing platforms and formats. This article invokes several social and ethical issues. The first and most obvious issue is […]

For my article in ITGS, I am looking at the impacts of Social Networking websites in the workplace. There are a few social and ethical issues relating to this topic Firstly, I can relate this to Privacy & Anonymity. This is because Employees’ internet usage is being monitored constantly. Facebook is perceived as a distraction […]

Businesses these days are troubled not only by the marketplace but also more devastating things like database infiltrations. It’s similar to a house burglary, most don’t account for them with the concept of “it won’t happen to me.” Well, this is exactly how businesses see it. Database infiltrations can prove destructive for a business. They […]

In a mere thirty years, technology has changed dramatically. We have  gone from computers the size of rooms to ones that will fit on our laps and run incomparably faster. My father feels that his life would be significantly different had he grown up with the technology we have today… Image from Chilton-Computing.org.uk More information […]

The issue presented in this long article, “The Real Threat to Google” is the widespread use of cell phones to access the Internet. The article talks about the increasing threat Google faces everyday as phone technology develops and people start to use their mobile phones to go on Internet. As we all know, or at […]

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