UCD BIT 188 - Ethical Scenarios from Sara Baase, A Gift of Fire (2 pages)

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Bit 188 - Ethics in Biotechnology
Ethics in Biotechnology Documents

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Ethical Scenarios from Sara Baase A Gift of Fire 2nd ed Chapter 10 typed in by Phillip Rogaway for ECS 188 April 2004 1 Copying an employee s files You are a computer system manager An employee is out sick and another employee requests that you copy all files from the sick person s computer to his so he can do some work 2 Insufficient privacy protection Your customer is a community clinic that works with families that have problems of family violence The clinic has three sites in the same city including a shelter for battered women and children Currently the clinic uses no computers The director wants a computerized record system networked for the three sites with the ability to transfer files among sites and make appointments at any site for any other She wants to have an Internet connection for email communication with other social service agencies about client needs She wants a few notebook computers capable of storing copies of records that staffers can carry when they visit clients at home At the shelter staffers use only first names but the records contain last names and forwarding addresses of women who have recently left The director s description of the system makes no mention of passwords or encryption The clinic s budget is small and she wants to keep the cost as low as possible 3 Risky systems Your team is working on a computer controlled laser device for treating cancerous tumors The computer controls direction intensity and timing of the beam that destroys the tumor Various delays have put the project behind schedule and the deadline is approaching There will not be time to complete all the planned testing The system has been functioning properly in the routine treatment scenarios that have been tested so far You are the project manager and you are considering whether to deliver the system on time while continuing testing and to make patches if bugs are found 4 Risky systems Suppose you are a member of a team working on a computer controlled



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