Information Communication and Technology (ICT) Ethics

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Topics in IT EthicsPrivacy will Hit Tipping Point in 2016Page |1
Topics in IT EthicsTable of ContentsIntroduction......................................................................................................................................2Discussion........................................................................................................................................2Classical Ethical Theories...........................................................................................................3Resolution of Ethical Issue of Privacy.........................................................................................4Conclusion.......................................................................................................................................7References........................................................................................................................................8Page |2
Topics in IT EthicsIntroductionInformation Communication and Technology (ICT) is considered as extended version ofInformation Technology that has used in every business organization, other workplaces and alsoat homes by common users. ICT is an integration of telecommunications, computers and otherimportant enterprise software and all these things help individuals to perform their differentbusiness activities. If ICT has several benefits then there are also some security and privacyrelated issues of ICT that cannot be ignored and causing problems for its all potential users. Thepurpose of making this report is to identify ICT-related ethical issue by analyzing a news article.Here I have selected a news article regarding ethical issue of privacy in ICT. Every user that isusing ICT wants privacy for his or her information that is transferred over network whilecommunication, but due to advancement in hacking activities, privacy has being demolished byhackers.DiscussionThe selected article is “Privacy will hit tipping point in 2016”. This article is concerned withonline privacy of our data. According to this article, the sustainability of online privacy willbecome so important in upcoming years due to demand of greater protection against hackingissues. It is analyzed that all business organizations that gather and store personal data of usersare at high risk because hackers mostly attract towards databases of these business organizations.In this case, privacy is the main ICT ethical issue to resolve by security experts to maintain thetrust of customers. Now in upcoming paragraphs, I will emphasize on scrutiny of article by fourclassical ethical theories such as utilitarianism, deontology, virtue and contract (Taylor, 2017).Page |3