Modern technology has increased in the workplace and in government agencies. Examples are governmental agencies are Veteran’s Hospitals and educational facilities. Technology is also advancing in the education environment. Technology has made organizations more productive by improving communication, efficiency and mobility (Scott, 2013).
Items 1-8(United States Copyright Office, 2013).
Point 2: Individuals need to avoid copying material from another website. It is ethical to get ideas from other sites but credit must be given to creator (Kumar, 2011).Point 3: It would be unethical to create a webpage by just copying and pasting information from other organization’s websites (Kumar, 2011).
Point 1: Organizations should train and educate their members on the rules of Copyright and Fair Use Laws according to the United States Copyright Office.Point 2: Organization are to ensure they are monitoring and enforcing compliance of copyright and fair use laws. Accountability is a major element when it comes to implementing a modern technology.Point 3: Modern system should have the most up to date safeguards in place (Kumar, 2011).Point 4: It is paramount that organization leaders that are implementing a modernized system ensure their members stay proactive concerning copyright and fair use laws
Ethical issues associated with modern technologies
Topic: Copyright Laws and Modern
Student: Benny T. Hughes
Instructor: Dr. Andrea Edmundson
16 September, 2013
Ethical issues and Modern
Solutions to ethical issues
concerning Modern Technologies
ModernTechnology in the work place,
governmental organization and education
Technology has improved communication,
added efficiency and mobility
Copyright Law of 1976 includes
audio visual works.
Example of ethical issues with modern
Copying material from another website to
Creating an ebook or a webpage by just
compiling information from different
websites and printed material
Not having safeguards to protect copyrighted
Train and educate individuals
Monitor and enforce
Copyright laws are key when implementing a
modern system. Content should be original or
credit given to the creator. Content should be
guarded and protected.
Every member in the organization has a
responsibility to protect copyright material
when implementing a modern system.
Kumar, A. (2011). Business Ethics on the Internet:
Understanding Copyright Laws. Retrieved from
Scott, S. (2013). Importance of Technology in the
Workplace. Retrieved from
United States Copyright Office. (2013). Copyright. Retrieved