Computer Ethics, Fall 2020, Mondays

October 12
Class 7 Readings
By this point you should have read Baase Chapter 2 on Privacy. It's also time to start reading Chapter 3 on Speech.


Google is being investigated for antitrust issues. They do have a near-monopoly in certain types of advertising. One interesting breakup proposal:

Law enforcement

Google gives some search queries to local police

Network Security

Well, government security rules for network operators in France:

Facebook: just started Cambridge Analytica

Credit-Like Bureaus


Public Records

Theories of Privacy

Smyth v Pillsbury

Advertising and cookies

Target and pregnancy

Price discrimination

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