Contemporary Issues in Computer Science

What’s Right?


Choose one of the following issues:

·         The Jammie Thomas-Rassett case

·         Should sending spam be illegal?

·         The use of the Stuxnet worm to cripple Iran’s nuclear efforts (

·         Videogame censorship ( )

·         Wikileaks

·         The Apple/Samsung legal battle.  Here are a couple of sources you may find interesting, but there is a ton out there:





Choose one of the ethical frameworks that we have discussed in class.


Write a short paper (500 – 1,000 words) analyzing your chosen issue using your chosen ethical framework.