Ethics and Social Issues Related to Information Communication Technology (ICT)

  • Nelson Edewor
  • IGI Global
  • DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-2136-7.ch065


What is it about?

Information Communication Technology has raised new ethical concerns about the protection of personal privacy, protection of intellectual property, user responsibility, acceptable access and use of information, software licenses and piracy. This work describes these ethical issues and how to deal with them as an individual or an organization. It provides information on the concept of ethics and the technological advancements responsible for the ethical concern.

Why is it important?

This work provides a highly engaging perspective on privacy and intellectual property issues associated with ICTs. It contains a wealth of relevant information that will be of great use to those who engage in research and teach about ICT ethical concerns and policy formulation and implementation.


Mr Nelson Edewor
Federal University of Petroleum Resources,

This is an important observation on the philosophical, ethical and moral touchstones that should govern ICT policy. For those seeking to maximize the benefits of ICT while minimizing potential negative consequences, this is a valuable information/knowledge.

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