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Investigating Cyber Law and Cyber Ethics

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Investigating Cyber Law and Cyber Ethics: Issues, Impacts and Practices discusses the impact of cyber ethics and cyber law on information technologies and society. Featuring current research, theoretical frameworks, and case studies, the book will highlight the ethical and legal practices used in computing technologies, increase the effectiveness of computing students and professionals in applying ethical values and legal statues, and provide insight on ethical and legal discussions of real-world applications.

Table of Contents

  1. Title Page
  2. Copyright Page
  3. Editorial Advisory Board
  4. List Of Reviewers
  5. Foreword
  6. Preface
  7. Acknowledgment
  8. Section 1: Legal and Jurisdictional Issues Regarding Cyberspace
    1. Chapter 1: Responsibility, Jurisdiction, and the Future of “Privacy by Design”
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. Background
      4. International Conflicts Of Law
      5. Privacy And Design
      6. Future Research Directions
      7. Conclusion
    2. Chapter 2: Hacking
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. Background
      4. Hacker Ethics
      5. Considering The Legality Of Hacking Activities
      6. Future Research Directions
      7. Conclusion
    3. Chapter 3: Emerging Cybercrime Trends
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. Background
      4. A Major Threat: Botnets
      5. Other Cybercrime Trends
      6. Future Research Directions
      7. Conclusion
    4. Chapter 4: Law and Technology at Crossroads in Cyberspace
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. Computer Crime: An Overview
      4. Counter-Acting Computer Crimes: Control Mechanisms
      5. Conclusion
    5. Chapter 5: Cyber Law, Cyber Ethics and Online Gambling
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. Background
      4. Copyright Law
      5. Computer Crime
      6. Online Gambling
      7. Machine Ethics For Online Gambling
      8. Future Research Directions
      9. Conclusion
  9. Section 2: Legal and Ethical Implications involving Social Networks and Virtual Worlds
    1. Chapter 6: An Overview of Child Abuses in 3D Social Networks and Online Video Games
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. Misuse Of Video Games And 3D Social Networks
      4. Social And Legal Aspects
      5. Prevention And Protection Approaches
      6. Challenges On Tackling Child Pornography In Online Virtual Worlds
      7. Concluding Remarks
      8. Directions And Trends For Future Work
      9. Conclusion
    2. Chapter 7: Ethics and Legal Aspects of Virtual Worlds
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. Virtual Worlds And Online Crimes
      4. Ethics In A Virtual World
      5. Future Research Directions
      6. Conclusion
    3. Chapter 8: Narbs as a Measure and Indicator of Identity Narratives
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. Overview Of Social Networking
      4. Narb Attributes
      5. Discussion And Concluding Remarks
    4. Chapter 9: Cloud Based Social Network Sites
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. The Context Of Social Network Sites
      4. Users’ Loss Of Control
      5. Privacy And Data Protection
      6. What Help Can Be Found Today?
      7. Specific Topics
      8. Data Subject’S Right Of Access
      9. Confidentiality Of Electronic Communications
      10. American Law
      11. Protection Of Computers
      12. Hacking And Snses
      13. Directive 2002/58/Ec And Cookies
      14. Which Law And Which Judge Are In Control?
      15. Conclusion
      16. Appendix
  10. Section 3: Legal and Ethical Implications in Cyberspace – An International Perspective
    1. Chapter 10: Al-Qaeda on Web 2.0
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. Background
      4. The Al-Qaeda Media Network
      5. Future Research Directions
      6. Conclusion
    2. Chapter 11: Google in China
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. Background Issues: The Troubled History Of Google In China
      4. Legal Issues
      5. An Ethical Perspective And Resolution
      6. Future Directions
      7. Conclusion
    3. Chapter 12: All’s WELL that Ends WELL
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. Comparing The Constitutional And Administrative Frameworks Of The United Kingdom With Cyberspace
      4. Towards A Professionalised Society And Internet Ombudsman
      5. Conclusion
    4. Chapter 13: A UK Law Perspective
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. General Principles
      4. Practical Application Of The Law Of Defamation And The Internet
      5. Future Developments And Reform
      6. Conclusion
    5. Chapter 14: The Hellenic Framework for Computer Program Copyright Protection Following the Implementation of the Relative European Union Directives
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. The Right Holder
      4. The Field Of Protection
      5. The Rights Of The Right Holder
      6. Consequences Of Copyright Infringement (Sanctions)
      7. Duration Of Protection
      8. Final Thoughts: Recommendations
    6. Chapter 15: Internet Advertising
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. Background
      4. Internet Advertising And Law
      5. Solutions And Recommendations
      6. Future Research Directions
      7. Conclusion
  11. About the Contributors
  12. Index