Richard A. Spinello

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What exactly is <i>Cyberethics</i>? How did the field develop? What are some of the central issues and themes in this field, and what methodologies are used by those working in this area of applied ethics? These and related questions are considered in the readings included in Chapter 1. It is perhaps important to note at the outset that the field that many(More)
Internet Governance While the World Wide Web and the Internet have created many opportunities for data sharing and electronic commerce , they have also posed some formidable problems for lawmakers of national governments. The Internet has traditionally been decentralized and self-governing, and it has so far evaded strict or systemic regulations. However,(More)
The United States recognized intellectual property rights from its earliest days and included, in its constitution, a clause which expresses this, "To promote the Progress of Science and useful Arts, by securing for limited Times to Authors and Inventors the exclusive Right to their respective Writings and Discoveries." These few words found in Article 1,(More)
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