Contemporary Issues in Computer Science
Choose one of the following issues:
· Should sending spam be illegal?
· The use of the Stuxnet worm to cripple Iran’s nuclear efforts (http://www.nytimes.com/2011/01/16/world/middleeast/16stuxnet.html)
· Net neutrality
· The Edward Snowden affair
· Apple vs the FBI
· Autonomous vehicles. There are a few different issues here. Pick one:
· Should they be allowed even if they are not failsafe?
· How should they be programmed to make hard decisions?
If you wish to explore a different issue, that’s okay, but check with us first.
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.