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1

What does the church of kopitism think of data?

Think copying and sharing knowledge is sacred and beautiful.

2

What does Snowden think about surveillance?

That it is elitism of information as some people are allowed to view things that others aren't.

3

What does Weinberg say about what the most important trait of a scientist is?

'of all the traits which qualify a scientist.. I would put a sense of responsibility at the top' 'he is not much as a scientist unless he is responsible'

4

An example of technology that is both good and bad?

Nuclear power is an alternative to non-renewable energy with no impact on global warming etc. but nuclear weapons could threaten human life.

5

How can scientists produce false or inaccurate data?

If they are under pressure from companies which bad reports would harm, under time pressure

6

Why is liberty as a human right important?

It means human life is precious and must be treated with dignity, respect, equal treatment and fairness.

7

What does Grossman say about surveillance and the need for privacy?

"A society which doesn't pay sufficient regard to personal privacy is one where dignity, intimacy and trust are undermined"

8

Why did one official argue that disobedient primary school children have to have their DNA on a database?

Because they're more likely to commit violent times in future so could be caught more easily.

9

What sorts of cyber crime are there?

Spyware, identity theft, as well as child pornography and hate websites against racial and religious groups.