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Social? Ethical?

posted Feb 21, 2011, 12:37 PM by Eddie Woo
Under certain circumstances, each of the following scenarios could be socially and ethically acceptable, and under others they would not. Discuss!
  1. A website collects email addresses and subsequently sends out advertising emails
  2. A mail order company sells its customer details to another direct mail company
  3. An employee of an energy company views details of her friends' accounts
  4. A student downloads information from the internet and uses it as part of an assignment
  5. An employee spends at least 8 hours per day at the keyboard
  6. An internet user accesses another's personal journal