Computer Ethics, Summer 2017

Corboy 302, Tuesdays and Thursdays
Class 12

Class 12 Readings

Finish reading the remaining sections of Chapter 4, especially 4.6 on software patents.
Start reading Chapter 5 on Computer Crime.

The main course notes are in the Notes Organized by Topic section on the main web page. Reading assignments, comments on the class discussion and occasional special notices are in these week-by-week notes.

Canada to Google: we can make you delete stuff worldwide

Now we're in for it:

The problem isn't this particular IP case. Google already deletes entries for copyrighted content. The problem is the precedent.

And yet Equustek does have a problem with Datalink re-selling Equustek's pirated firmware. For this reason, the music industry is very pleased with the case, as it may lead to the complete de-indexing of sites that offer pirated music or movies in any form.

    Terry Childs

Trust and Licensing