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  • ISBN: 9780125971317
  • ISBN10: 0125971311

Social Impact of Computers

by Rosenberg, Richard S. A

  • List Price: $49.95
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Edition: 0002
  • Publisher: Academic Press
  • Publish date: 07/01/1997
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Description: Ever stop to think about the social impact of computers these days? Need some food for thought? If so, you might want to think seriously about buying this book. Computers are everywhere and this book serves as an invaluable guide to the social implications of current and future applications of computers.

Students from numerous countries have enjoyed using this book in courses on the social impact of computers and computer enthusiasts have heralded this book as the best available survey on the topic. This new edition covers a wide variety of social issues as they relate to the emergence of the Internet as a global phenomenon, as well as issues related to the National Information Infrastructure, the Clipper Chip, Netscape, Yahoo, Virtual Communities, MUDs, Cookies, the Communications Decency Act, and more.

- Computer applications in business, medicine, education, and government and the related social implications

- Major social issues including computer crime, intellectual property rights, privacy, free speech, access, and work, including descriptions of relevant legislation

- New computer technologies and problems: industry regulation, electronic financial systems, electronic stock markets, international competition, and productivity

- Ethics and professionalism in computing

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