Information Communication Technology Ethics

823 WordsJan 22, 20134 Pages
Information and Communication Technology Ethics | Reflections | This document contains the reflections on all topics and lectures taught in the class mentioned above. | | Reflection (1) Philosophy & Ethics; “allows us to breakout of prejudices and harmful habits that we held since we were too young or too naïve to know better”. Also allows us to see and appreciate other views of the world and study it to see “the consequences of our views”, because what we think & know might not be right “inconsistent”. What is Ethics? “Ethics deals with what we should and should not do, what acts are “good” and “wrong” “. Ethics in my point of view is a very crucial yet sensitive controversial topic (Fluffy?).As humans there are…show more content…
Ethics in information communication technology discipline is quite new, mainly because the major advancement in this system is fairly new as well, where it’s constantly changing and developing. The discipline now also occupied a huge rule in our daily lives, where we are almost always in contact with technology from the moment we wake up till the moment we sleep. Digital media significantly now alters our ethical responsibility on one another, because now we live in the digital world “we can’t assume that our ways work for everyone”, since the world not too long ago wasn’t that close, actions and data didn’t travel that fast, people and cultural ethics were preserved and rarely affected. In the meantime now data is flying everywhere the once local is now global in minutes maybe seconds and it’s just too soon unstudied cultural shocks and misunderstanding occur more often, but with this misunderstanding with the right people is corrected for good and others misconceived for good. By these experiences some therefore ethically knowing the cultural difference would tend to rethink before doing something offensive or controversial to avoid troubles. Reflections (3) Privacy…”we are our data” I do believe that. I also believe that if we are our data we can’t be denied the freedom of using, sharing or hiding it, because it’s a part of you. In this era of computer technology our data
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