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MIS Exam 3 Chapter 4

L&L Chapter 4

What are Ethics? The principles of right and wrong that individuals, acting as moral free agents, use to make choices to guide their behaviors
What are the Key Technology Trends that Raise Ethical Concerns? Doubling of computer power, declining data storage costs, Data analysis advances, Networking advances, Growth in mobile devices
What is a Professional Code of Conduct? Often times professionals take on special rights and obligations because of their special claims to knowledge, wisdom, and respect
What is Privacy? The claim of individuals to be left alone, free of surveillance or interference from other individuals, organizations, or the state
What are Fair Information Practices (FIP)? A set of principles governing the collection and use of information about individuals
What are Cookies? Tiny files deposited on a computer hard drive that tracks a user's visit to a web site
What are Web Bugs? Tiny graphic files embedded in email messages and Web pages, designed to monitor online Internet user behavior
What is Spyware? Technology that aids in gathering information about a person or organization without their knowledge
What is the Opt-in Model? Prohibits business from collecting personal info unless consumer specifically takes action to approve information collection and use
What is the Opt-out Model? Permits collection of personal info until consumer requests the data not be collected
What is Intellectual Property? Intangible property created by individuals or corporations that is subject to protection under trade secret, copyright, and patent law
What is Trade Secret? Any intellectual work or product used for a business purpose that can be classified as belonging to that business, provided it is not based on information in the public domain. Protects formulas, patterns, and actual ideas in a work product
What is Copyright? A statutory grant that protects creators of intellectual property against copying by others for any purpose during the life of the author plus an additional 70 years after the author's death. Ideas behind a work are not protected, only manifestation
What is a Patent? Grants the owner exclusive monopoly on the ideas behind an invention for 20 years
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