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Adam Daniel Moore
INFO 450
Seattle Campus

Information Ethics and Policy

Provides a framework for analyzing the ethical, legal, economic, and socio-political issues surrounding information, information technologies, and the information industries. Explores policy and ethical issues of information access and control including; intellectual property, file sharing, free speech, privacy, and national security.

Class description

This class is designed to provide the student with a framework for analyzing the ethical, legal, economic, and socio-political issues surrounding information, information technologies, and the information industries. The class will explore numerous policy and ethical issues of information access and control including: intellectual property, file sharing, free speech, privacy, and national security.

Student learning goals

Specify and discuss fundamental issues of ethics, law, and policy affecting information production, aggregation, transfer, and use...

Identify and discuss key issues associated with political, economic and social perspectives concerning the value of information...

General method of instruction

Recommended preparation

Class assignments and grading


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Adam Daniel Moore
Date: 02/24/2010