Computer Ethics, Fall 2022

Mondays 4:15-6:45

Class 5

Oct 3


Read Chapter 2 of Baase on Privacy

The Andy Warhol fair use case before the Supreme Court (whose fall term starts today)

Sort of like Cariou v Prince

Goldsmith's photo:

Note that, for photographers, the "effect on the market" often has a slightly different meaning, as photographers seldom sell their images directly to the public.

The case is scheduled for oral arguments on October 12.

Bots and online advertising

You'd think the advertising industry would be investing huge sums in combating this. But not exactly. Too many companies make lots of money showing ads to bots, and too many advertisers don't really seem to care [!].


Start with, and then the "nothing to hide" argument.

Nothing to Hide


Supreme Court cases