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These links were originally developed and maintained by SIGCAS member Cindy Meyer-Hanchey and her students at Oklahoma Baptist University. Upon her retirement, Cindy has contributed this work to SIGCAS.

Ethics and Computing:

Sources and Resources

Cindy Meyer Hanchey

Contents:

Topical lists
Course-related resources
Legal Issues
Organizations
Media and Other Teaching Resources
Privacy, Safety, Other
Security
Case Studies

Printed Materials


Topical lists

Impact CS:
http://www.seas.gwu.edu/~impactcs/

Ethics in Computing:
http://ethics.csc.ncsu.edu/

The Tavani Bibliography of Computing, Ethics, and Social Responsibility:
http://cyberethics.cbi.msstate.edu/biblio

NSF Ethics and Computing Workshop:
http://www.ethicsweb.ca/resources

Professionalism in Computing: Table of Contents:
http://courses.cs.vt.edu/~cs3604/support/FrontEnd/index.html

Ethics and the Computer Science Curriculum: Resource Guide (Ann Marchant):
http://www.cs.gmu.edu/~amarchan/cs105/ethics.html

Read Me (The directories in this digital library each contain a collection of on-line materials, links to other sites, and bibliographies that support the study of "Professionalism in Computing" as taught at Virginia Tech in the Computer Science Department):
http://courses.cs.vt.edu/~cs3604/lib/Impact/ReadMe.html

The Case of the Killer Robot
http://onlineethics.org/CMS/computers/compcases/killerrobot.aspx

Educom Review: "Ethics Online"by Mary R. Sumner, Sequence: Volume 31, Number 4, Release Date: July/August 1996.
http://www.educause.edu/pub/er/review/reviewArticles/31432.html

Professional Ethics and Computer Science/Information Systems
http://www.cs.sunysb.edu/ProfessionalEthics.html

Ethics in Computer Science
http://www.messiah.edu/hpages/facstaff/deroos/personal/copy.htm

Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility topics
http://www.cpsr.org/program/

The Need for Ethics
http://courses.cs.vt.edu/~cs3604/lib/Ethics/IFIP.WCC.1992.html

Computer Ethics in the Computer Science Curriculum
http://www.southernct.edu/organizations/rccs/resources/teaching/teaching_mono/bynum/bynum_human_values.html

Computer Ethics Issues in Academic Computing
http://www.southernct.edu/organizations/rccs/resources/teaching/campus_comp/contents.html

Information Systems Ethics (Cyberethics)
http://cyberethics.cbi.msstate.edu

Plagiarism and Other Materials:
http://www.web-miner.com/plagiarism

Ethical and Social Issues

http://www.stolaf.edu/people/huff/links/CSLinks.html

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Course-related Resources

Syllabi

http://swissnet.ai.mit.edu/6095/
http://courses.cs.vt.edu/~cs3604/
http://www.duke.edu/%7Ewgrobin/ethics/
http://www.svsu.edu/~koperski/210BSyllabus.html
http://www.cs.ucdavis.edu/courses/exp_course_desc/188.html
http://www.canyoncollege.edu/cc/comp_sci/syllabus/cst405.htm
http://www.cs.uiuc.edu/education/courses/cs210.html


Legal Issues

Law and Internet Related Ethics:
http://www.lawresearch.com/cethics.htm

David Loundy's E-Law Web Page:
http://www.loundy.com

Tom W. Bell, Associate Professor, Chapman University School of Law: Internet Law
http://www.tomwbell.com/NetLaw.html

Legal Copyright Issues: "Keeping it Legal: Questions Arising out of Web Site Management", by Jamie McKenzie, Vol 5, No 7, June,1996.
http://www.fno.org/jun96/legal.html

Copyright Issues on the Web
http://webdesign.about.com/cs/copyrightissues/

Legal Internet Issues of Different Countries
http://www.nso.edu/general/computing/TeX/local/texinfo/fontname/Legal_issues.html

U.S. Department of Justice (Cyber Crime):
http://www.usdoj.gov/criminal/cybercrime/cc.html
http://www.usdoj.gov/criminal/cybercrime/cclaws.html
http://www.usdoj.gov/criminal/cybercrime/compcrime.html

Legal Issues In Computing Syllabus (List of Legal Links)
http://cgi.unimelb.edu.au/HB/2002/subjects/433-344.html

Web Surfing at Work

http://ethics.csc.ncsu.edu/social/workplace/surfing/

Legal Issues and Policy (Electronic Frontier Foundation)
http://www.eff.org/legal/

Computer Law & Internet Law
http://www.megalaw.com/top/internet.php

Legal and Ethical Issues
http://education.otago.ac.nz/NZLNet/safety/legal_and_ethical_issues.html

BitLaw (Internet Resource on Technology Law)
http://www.bitlaw.com

Social, Legal and Ethical Issues
http://www.ceap.wcu.edu/Houghton/EDELCompEduc/Ch13/Ch13SocialLegalEthical.html

Top | Topical lists | Courses | Legal | Organizations | Media | Privacy| Security | Cases | Printed

Organizations

Applied Ethics Resources on WWW (Centre for Applied Ethics):
http://www.ethicsweb.ca/

The Online Ethics Center for Engineering and Science:
http://www.onlineethics.org/

SIIA Online (Software & Information Industry Association):
http://www.siia.net/

Computers and Society (ACM SIGCAS):
http://www.acm.org/constitution/code.html

Web Clearinghouse for Engineering and Computing Ethics
http://www4.ncsu.edu/~jherkert/ethicind.html

Business Software Alliance
http://www.bsa.org/

The Privacy Page
http://www.privacy.org/

Electronic Privacy Information Center
http://www.epic.org/

Privacy Rights Clearinghouse
http://www.privacyrights.org/

AIR (Association for Institutional Research) Code of Ethics
http://www.airweb.org/page.asp?page=140

Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility Home Page
http://www.cpsr.org/

EFFweb: The Electronic Frontier Foundation
http://www.eff.org/

10 Commandments of Computing

http://www.uhigh.ilstu.edu/techethics/5-6/tencommandments.html

The Brookings Institute, Computer Ethics Institute
http://www.brook.edu/its/cei/cei_hp.htm

ASPA (American Society for Public Administration) Code of Ethics
http://www.aspanet.org/scriptcontent/index_codeofethics.cfm

Software Engineering Code of Ethic
http://www.computer.org/tab/seprof/code.htm

Code of Ethics of Various Computer Organizations
http://www.southernct.edu/organizations/rccs/resources/research/comp_and_priv/appendix-II/table1.html

The Research Center on Computing and Society
http://www.southernct.edu/organizations/rccs/

AITP (Association of Information Technology Professionals) Code of Ethics
http://www.aitp.org/organization/about/ethics/ethics.jsp

NPA (Network Professionals Association) Code of Ethics
http://www.npanet.org/public/about_codeofethics.cfm

Certified Ethical Hackers

http://www.eccouncil.org/CEH.htm

Ethics in IT (GEIT) Certification

http://www.giac.org/certifications/management/geit.php

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Media and Other Teaching Resources

Computers, Freedom, and Privacy Video Library: Educational Course Materials:
http://www.forests.com/cfpvideo/index.html

Ethics Updates Home Page (Designed primarily to be used by ethics instructors and their students; intended to provide updates on current literature, both popular and professional, related to ethics)

http://ethics.sandiego.edu/

Define the Line
http://www.definetheline.com/

Top | Topical lists | Courses | Legal | Organizations | Media | Privacy| Security | Cases | Printed

Privacy, Safety, Other

Sex, Censorship, and the Internet
http://www.eff.org/CAF/cafuiuc.html

Better Business Bureau (Education Forum):

http://www.bbbonline.org/education/

Urban Legends Reference Pages:
http://www.snopes.com/

Parents Guide to Safety
http://www.learnstuff.com/parents-guide-to-child-internet-safety

Internet Hoaxes, Email Rumors and Urban Legends
http://urbanlegends.miningco.com/library/blhoax.htm

SafeKids.com
http://www.safekids.com

Internet Safety: How to protect your kids from Internet Dangers
http://www.protectyourkids.info/

Stay Safe OnLine
http://www.staysafeonline.info

Email Privacy
http://www.emailprivacy.info

Top | Topical lists | Courses | Legal | Organizations | Media | Privacy| Security | Cases | Printed

Security

The Computer Security Institute:
http://www.gocsi.com/

ICSA:
http://www.icsa.net/

CERT Coordination Center:
http://www.cert.org/

NIST Computer Security Resource Clearinghouse:
http://csrc.ncsl.nist.gov/

COAST (Computer Operations, Audit, and Security Technology):
http://www.cs.purdue.edu/coast/coast.html

Electronic Privacy Information Center
http://www.epic.org

National Cryptography Museum
http://www.nsa.gov

Cerias Information Assurance and Security
http://www.cerias.purdue.edu/

Computer Security Resource Center: Computer Security Division
http://csrc.nist.gov/

SANS (SysAdmin, Audit, Network, Security) Institute
http://www.sans.org/

Top | Topical lists | Courses | Legal | Organizations | Media | Privacy| Security | Cases | Printed

Case Studies

Indexes

http://computingcases.org/

Surveillance Cases

http://ethics.sandiego.edu/resources/cases/Detail.asp?tfm_order=DESC&tfm_orderby=Category&ID=68

Privacy Cases

http://ethics.sandiego.edu/resources/cases/HomeOverview.asp

The David LaMacchia Case
http://onlineethics.org/CMS/computers/compcases/lamindex.aspx

Therac-25 Cases
http://onlineethics.org/CMS/computers/compcases/therac25.aspx

A book of Computer Science Case Studies
http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/013533845X/104-6797118-1180715?v=glance

A Walk Through Mike's Code: A Case Study in Software Technical Reviews
http://ublib.buffalo.edu/libraries/projects/cases/software_review/software_review.html

To Test or Not to Test the Software: A Case Study on Ethics in Computing
http://ublib.buffalo.edu/libraries/projects/cases/computing/computing_ethics.html

Case Studies and Papers
http://cyberethics.cbi.msstate.edu/#cases

Zippy Scenarios for Teaching Internet Ethics

http://www.uni.uiuc.edu/library/computerlit/scenarios.php

Computer Hacking and Ethics

http://www.cs.berkeley.edu/~bh/hackers.html

Top | Topical lists | Courses | Legal | Organizations | Media | Privacy| Security | Cases | Printed

Printed Materials

Alderman, E. & Kennedy, C. (1995). The Right to Privacy. Knopf.

Baase, S. (2003). A Gift of Fire: Social, Legal, and Ethical Issues for Computers and the Internet, 2nd ed., Prentice Hall.

Bowyer, K. (2000). Ethics and Computing: Living Responsibly in a Computerized World, 2nd ed., Wiley & Sons.

Bynum, T. W. & Rogerson, S. (2003). Computer Ethics and Professional Responsiblility. Blackwell Publishing. http://www.southernct.edu/organizations/rccs/textbook/index.html

Dejoie, R., Fowler, G., & Paradice, D. (1991). Ethical Issues in Information Systems. Boyd & Fraser Publishing Co.

Huff, C. & Finholt, T. (1994). Social Issues in Computing: Putting Computing in its Place. McGraw-Hill.

Johnson, D. G. (2001). Computer Ethics, 3rd ed., Prentice Hall.

Johnson, D. G. & Nissenbaum, H. (1995). Computers, Ethics & Social Values. Prentice Hall.

Kallman, E. A. & Grillo, J. P. (1996). Ethical Decision Making and Information Technology: An Introduction with Cases, 2nd ed., McGraw-Hill.

Kizza, J. M. (2003). Ethical and Social Issues in the Information Age, 2nd ed., Springer Verlag.

Langford, D. (2000). Internet Ethics. Palgrave Macmillan.

Opposing Viewpoints Pamphlets, Contemporary Issues Studies. "Should Pornography on the Internet Be Regulated?" with six viewpoints for discussion. Greenhaven Press, Inc.

Oz, E. (1994). Ethics for the Information Age. Business and Educational Technologies, Wm. C. Brown Communications, Inc.

Oz, E. (1994) Ethics for the Information Age: Cases. Business and Educational Technologies, Wm. C. Brown Publications, Inc.

Parker, D. B., Swope, S., & Baker, B. N. (1990). Ethical Conflicts in Information and Computer Science, Technology, and Business. QED Information Sciences, Inc.

Pipkin, D. L. (2002). Halting the Hacker: A Practical Guide to Computer Security, 2nd ed., Prentice Hall.

Rosenberg, R. S. (2004). The Social Impact of Computers, 3rd ed., Academic Press.

Schellenberg, K. (Ed.). Computers in Society, 9th ed., Dushkin/McGraw-Hill.

Spinello, Richard A., and Herman T. Tavani, eds. (2001). Readings in Cyber Ethics, 2nd ed., Jones and Bartlett Publishing, Inc.

Sivin, J. P. & Bialo, E. R. (1992). Ethical Use of Information Technologies in Education: Important Issues for America's Schools. U.S. Department of Justice.

Webster, S. & Connolly, F. W. (Eds.). (1993). The Ethics Kit. EDUCOM/McGraw-Hill Series in Educational Uses of Information Technology.

Willard, N. E. (1997). The Cyberethics Reader. McGraw-Hill.

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This site was originally created by Cindy Meyer Hanchey, Ph.D. as part of the panel presentation "Ethics and Computing: Sources and Resources" at ISECON 1999 in Chicago, IL Students in CIS 404, Fall 2003, 2005, and 2007 updated and added content. Updated versions were modified by Ryan King and Philip Rowland. URLs were last checked in October of 2007.

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