Computer Ethics, Fall 2023

Monday Nov 6, class 9

Class 9 Readings

Read chapter 3 of Baase on speech

Who ruined the Internet?

(That is, who ruined the effectiveness of Google search)

Was it Google, or was it the Search Engine Optimization (SEO) crowd?

Is Cash Still King?

Or are we doomed to a digital-payments future? And do we care? This guy does:

More news from the Amazon antitrust case.

Amazon closed its "Seller-Fulfilled Prime" delivery option and forced all sellers on Amazon into "Fulfillment by Amazon", even though SFP deliveries met their targets 95% of the time. Why did Amazon shut down SFP?

It turns out that the SFP targets were waay slower than Prime targets.

Free Speech

Google, Censorship and being forgotten