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Computer ethics, better labeled "information technology ethics," deal with the proper use of a wide range of telecommunication and data storage devices. Ethics is the branch of philosophy that makes moral judgments, considers issues of right and wrong, and determines what behaviors are humane and inhumane.
A brief review of this site reveals that it provides a useful introduction to ethics in general and the special ethical concerns that arise when using computers. While not an appropriate site to be used as a teaching tool in psychology (where there is much written about moral development), it would certainly be a site to which instructors could refer students to advise them of the relevant issues.
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Not long ago, ethical technology questions were only of interest to a very few specialists. But as the use of information technologies spreads throughout society and its importance to our national economies and individual careers grows, everyone will need to make good ethical decisions when using computers. Studies show that persons involved in computer crimes acquire both their interest and skills at an early age. This site contains much valuable information for bringing ethical issues into a practical "real world" view. This is an excellent reference site - even if it seems "dated."