Computer Ethics disscustion question
Part 1 100 word min
Cyberloafing has become a significant issue to companies today. Cyberloafing costs companies millions of dollars each year. As a result, some companies have chosen to use various technologies to either prevent or catch employees that are spending their time online or on their phones doing non-work related activities such as shopping, playing games, or socializing. Do some research on cyberloafing. What are the costs to companies? How much time do employees spend doing non-work related activities? What are some of the tools employers are using? What are the laws in your state related to the use of these tools? Do you think the use of these tools is ethical? Why or why not?
Part 2( 2 different papers) When answering these questions, please write 3 to 4 sentences on EACH topic.Give examples where appropriate. Use a minimum of two sources other than your book.Remember to cite your sources. APA format
Due to many changes in the corporate structure, and because we have instituted a new “Bring Your Own Device” policy, it is very important that we create a computer use policy for all employees to sign. This will alert them to potential ethical issues that may arise due to the use of the company technology. Please research several computer use policies online.
You may use them as guides in development of our policy however, it is very important that you do not duplicate or copy any policy to avoid copyright infringement claims against the company
Task: Write a computer use policy.
1. Explain ethical computing
2. Explain plagiarism and copyright infringement.
a. What is the difference between the two?
b. How do you know if you are plagiarizing of violating copyright?
c. Research plagiarism and find an example of plagiarism that was in the news.
d. Explain copyleft.
3. Explain software piracy.
A. What are the penalties?
4. Sharing an Internet connection
5. Explain ethical issues related to using social media.
a. Give a specific example where an employee was terminated due to actions on social media.
6. Explain an employer’s legal right to review your activities using their technology. Give specific examples where the law has been upheld or applied
b. Reading emails
c. Monitoring Internet usage/sites visited