Computer Ethics, Sum 2023

Mondays and Wednesdays 6:00-7:30+

Class 2 Readings

Before class 2, finish reading chapter 1 of Baase and read the first three sections of chapter 4.


Paper 1

Who is copyright for?

Deontological best fit?:

Society has agreed on the Copyright Compromise [copyright with expiration and Fair Use), and our fundamental duty is to abide by such societal/legal agreements.

IP and the Free Market

Music Industry


Application of deontological/utilitarian analysis to file sharing

For-profit (server-based) infringement

Ethical Arguments: #3

Brief look at RIAA cases

Fair Use

Napsterized video games

Laws and Cases

    Dowling, Feist, Grokster


    Viacom v YouTube