Social and Professional Issues

Social and Professional Issues
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The course aims to provide an in-depth understanding and analysis of the importance of ethics as it applies to the use of Information Technology. Topics include professional ethics in computing, computer and internet crime, privacy, intellectual property and ethics of IT organizations.


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Match the words to the given choices:

computer programs

 

reckless alteration

 

shapes and colors

 

unauthorized ways

 

reckless hindering

 

creative works

 

reclusion and isolation

 

inventions

 

adaptations

 

unauthorized access

 

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Match the following words to the given choices

Preventing of unauthorized disclosure of information

 

Encryption and Authentication

 

Digital Signature

 

Witness Protection

 

Sensors, Security Lighting and Natural Trees

 

Coded Messages

 

Secret-key Encryption

 

E-mail Fraud

 

No Identity

 

Rootkit

 

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It is a system created by and for human beings usually in public deliberations like a council of elders or representatives in national legislatures.


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Legal acts conform to what an individual believes to be the right thing to do.


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For formal education to be effective in teaching and enforcing the pillars of professionalism it must be _________


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The two kinds of rules of conduct; Directives which involves the macroethical level and Social policies that involves the microethical level.


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Which is true about Morality?


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It is when ethical reasoning remained the same even with the evolution of ethical discipline.

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The moral concept of whistle-blowing is good when the activities involved pose serious danger and harm to human life

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With the relationship between the provider and receiver of the service/product present, a power play may sometimes be in favor of the provider not the receiver

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It is the core of human dignity and autonomy

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It comes from an enforceable part of the moral code that differs with each society and culture.

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Individuals whose data are mined can become identified with or linked to certain newly created groups.

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Which of the following does not describe the word ethics?

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If the codes of conduct focuses on rules and guidelines, autonomy focuses on 

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It is the application of data mining techniques to discover patterns from the Web

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The decision-making process is developed that individuals tend to execute automatically without thinking about the steps that go through. The step that involves others in brainstorming is __________.

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A provider of service should first inquire the customer before an action of service should be done. This statement shows _______.


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This is another term for large commercial databases

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It takes part in building character traits in people.

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In order for professions and trades to uphold essential requirements, integrity, commitment, and professional codes of conduct must be met.

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Ethical decision making is the process of making a decision which may result in one or more moral conflicts while ethical reasoning is when ethical principles is integrated in the reasoning process

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It is when an action is right if the consequences of that action are favorable to all except the actor

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It involves the indirect gathering of personal information through an analysis of implicit patterns discoverable in data.


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This theory states that ethical statements cannot be proven and are really only statements about how someone feels.

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Even with long years of experience, skills based on shallow knowledge of the field could be damaging to the profession

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Determinative Laws fixes ways of acting in accordance with natural law.
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The danger with information matching is that everyone knows who will use the built profiles from the matched information and where it will be used

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Professional Codes of Conduct addresses the following except:


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It is an interpretation is done based on a system that uses a process of argumentation consisting of a mixture of inductions and deductions

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The primary purpose of professional code of ethics is to promote the public image of the profession by specifying and enforcing the ethical behavior expected from its members

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Harassment is a form of discrimination and it mainly involves making decisions that negatively affect an individual.

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A man who did something to help others but it is against his will is not considered good. This is an example of _________.

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Ethics is defined as a field of inquiry whose subject is human actions and these human actions are called .

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One of the contributing factors in the cause of violations is when consumers lack the knowledge of how what they consider a little bit of information can turn into a big invasion of privacy

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Rules that guides individual actions such as not taking the possessions of others are called .

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Which is not true about the word profession?


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It is an unwritten law that holds our rights of self-preservation

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As humans tend to follow a life script, an individual's reaction to certain rules of conduct is always intentional.


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Morality is enforced by the authority that enacted them and security forces

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Under what condition can data collections become an invasion of privacy?


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There are different strands of information to be protected, which does not belong to a group:


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Listening in to other people's conversations is an example of what privacy violation?


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According to this theory actions are judged according on the results. For example, a person kills one person to prevent the deaths of others.


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It is when laws are used to resolve interpersonal conflicts in a society.

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Which is true about Licensing Authorities.

I.  Before a license is issued an individual must be tested.

II. Violation of the rules from the licensing authority may lead to recalling of the license

III. After the test, the licensing authority may deny issuing the license


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It is an invasion of privacy by wrongful entry, seizing, or acquiring possession of the property of others

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It is developed over a period of time based on either the religion or culture of the indigenous people in the area.


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These are guidelines that state the dos and dont's of a professional that protects individual members and their image.


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Showing an act of kindness in exchange to an equal act of kindness is an example what culture-free moral codes?

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It is a human cognitive process of looking for ways to generate or affirm a proposition

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It is an act of seeking public attention to what is considered an illegal or mismanaged act

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If the codes of conduct focuses on rules and guidelines, autonomy focuses on 

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It is the core of human dignity and autonomy

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Individuals whose data are mined cannot be identified with or linked to certain newly created groups.

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It is an invasion of privacy by wrongful entry, seizing, or acquiring possession of the property of others

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Under what condition can data collections become an invasion of privacy?


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One of the contributing factors in the cause of violations is when consumers lack the ethics of how what they consider a little bit of information can turn into a big invasion of privacy

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It involves the indirect gathering of personal information through an analysis of implicit patterns discoverable in data.


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It is the application of data mining techniques to discover patterns from the Web

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There are different strands of information to be protected, which does not belong to a group:


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The danger with information matching is that no one knows who will use the built profiles from the matched information and where it will be used

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Morality is enforced by the authority that enacted them and security forces

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As morality is a survival script humans follow daily, it became a general trait that is flexible with different backgrounds.


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Impartial moral rules are ideally designed to apply equitably to all participants in the system.


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As humans tend to follow a life script, an individual's reaction to certain rules of conduct is always intentional.


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Since morality is culturally based, individuals are bound to live within the guidelines the society lives with.

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Legal acts conform to what an individual believes to be the right thing to do.


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The two kinds of rules of conduct; Directives which involves the macroethical level and Social policies that involves the microethical level.


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Time and place influence the context of morality.


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Determinative Laws fixes ways of acting in accordance with natural law.
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Believing in human life implies on the belief that life has a purpose and this applies to everyone, whether one believes in a superior deity or an atheist.


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