Flashcards in Economic, moral, legal, ethical and cultural issues relating to computer science Deck (15)
Code of conduct
An agreement made by an employee to obey the rules of the organisation and work within specified guidelines as regards to the use of ICT and the Internet
Data about a living identifiable individual
Is defined in the Data Protection Act 1998 as data on a person's race, ethnic origin, political opinion, religious or similar beliefs, trade union membership, physical or mental health or condition, sexual life, commission or alleged commission of an offence.
Living individual about whom the data is held
Person in an organisation responsible for the way data is processed
Public office responsible for enforcing DPA. Also advises and educates about the act
Digital Rights Management refers to various access control technologies (e.g.encryption) that are used to restrict the usage of proprietary software, hardware, or
General right of access to information held by public authorities.
The Data Protection Act controls how personal information is used by organisations, businesses or the government.
The Computer Misuse Act is designed to protect computer users against willful attacks and theft of information.
It gives the creators of software, literary, dramatic, musical and artistic works the right to control the ways in which their material may be used.
A machine that is programmed to do specific tasks and can sense its surroundings. Typically carries out tasks that human as not very good at or dangerous tasks. E.g.
spraying cars on a production line
The branch of computer science concerned with making computers behave like humans
A computer system based on rules to reproduce the Role of a Human Expert