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Assignment 1 Deadline: Day 0 4 / 1 0/ 2019 @ 23:59 [Total Mark s for this Assignment are 6 ] Professional Issues IT407
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College of Computing and Informatics
1.5 Marks Learning Outcome(s): LO1 Recognize the responsibilities and duties of a computer professional.Question One
How a social change brought the adoption of a new technology. Give THREE examples.
1.5 Mark s Learning Outcome(s): LO1 Recognize the responsibilities and duties of a computer professional.Question Two
List any three reasons of promoting higher-level programming languages.
1.5 Mark s Learning Outcome(s): LO 3 Use the code of ethics in computing within the process of decision making . .Question Three
Evaluate the following scenario from a Kantian perspective and Act Utilitarian perspective.
An organization dedicated to reducing spam tries to get Internet service providers (ISPs) in an South Asian country to stop the spammers by protecting their mail servers. When this effort is unsuccessful, the anti-spam organization puts the addresses of these ISPs on its “black list.” Many ISPs in the United States consult the black list and refuse to accept email from the blacklisted ISPs. This action has two results. First, the amount of spam received by the typical email user in the United States drops by 30 percent. Second, tens of thousands of innocent computer users in the South Asian country are unable to send email to friends and business associates in the United States.
Learning Outcome(s): LO 3 Use the code of ethics in computing within the process of decision making . . 1.5 MarksQuestion Four
Both Kantianism and rule utilitarianism are objective. According to both theories, right actions are those that are in line with universal moral rules. In your own words, how the two theories derive the rules in different ways?