Ethics are … Set of beliefs about right and wrong behavior A gauge of personal integrity The basis of trust and cooperation in relationships with others
An ethical person . . . has an inner sense of what is moral and is able to choose correct behavior
Morals are . . . one’s personal beliefs about right and wrong.
Laws Are . . . A system of regulations that tells us what we can and cannot do. Laws are enforced by a set of institutions.
Summary Ethics – Society Morals – Individual Laws - Institutions
References Buenarividez, Reychele, An Information Ethic Book for Ethic Reader. Creative Commons. Quinn, Michael, Ethics for the Information Age, fourth edition, 2009. Reynolds, George W., Ethics in Information Technology, third edition, 2010.