Ethical Challenges in a Computerized Society
Source: Journal of Computing
The increasing sophistication of computer technology with its capacity to collect, analyze and disseminate information on individuals posses a great challenge to society today. The Collection of information about users has become a lucrative business. The extensive and rapid adoption of computers by business organizations and society in general has aggravated existing ethical issues and led to the emergence of new ethical issues. The purpose of this paper is to interrogate the ethical issues in a computerized society from 1980s to the 2000s. The paper looked at discussions and issues raised from 1980 to 2000.When society entered the twenty-first century, many looked to technology and it's potential to solve human problems.