CS150 -- Computer Ethics
Spring,
2006
Course Schedule
(updated 4/5/2006)

Course Week
Monday
Wednesday
1. Jan 9-13
Overview; Intro;
CE: Preface, Ch 1; RiC: Bynum & Moor
2. Jan 16-20
(Tuesday) RiC: Philip Brey, "Disclosive Computer Ethics", Alison Adam, "Gender and Computer Ethics", Floridi & Sanders, "The Foundationalist Debate ..."
CE: Ch 2; RiC: Moor, "Just Consequentialism and Computing"
3. Jan 23-27
Canon -- CE: Ch 4; 
Jensen -- RiC: Lessig, "The Laws of Cyberspace", Post, "Of Black Holes ...",
4. Jan 30-Feb 3
Magnuson -- RiC: ACLU, "Fahrenheit 451.2: Is Cyberspace Burning?"; Excerpts from US v. American Library Assoc., Inc",
Raub -- RiC: Catudal, "Censorship, the Internet, ...";
5. Feb 6-10
Wisdom -- CE: Ch 6; Wong -- RiC: Exerpts from the DMCA; Note on the DeCSS Case;
6. Feb 13-17
Evans -- RiC: Spinello, "Digital Music and P2P..."; Boyle, "A Politics of IP..."; Holm -- RiC: McFarland, "IP, Information, ..."; Warwick, "Is Copyright Ethical?...";
7. Feb 20-24
no class
Taylor -- RiC: Spinello, "An Ethical Evaluation..."; Grodzinsky et al, "Ethical Issues in Open Source..."
8. Feb 27-Mar 3
Review CE: Ch 6
Instructor's Surprise
9. Mar 6-10
Wong -- CE: Ch 5 Wisdom -- RiC(4): Moor; Tavani & Moor;
X. Mar 13-17
spring break
spring break
10. Mar 20-24
Taylor -- RiC(4): Tavani & Moor; Nissenbaum Raub -- RiC(4): Vedder; Fulda
11. Mar 27-31
Magnuson -- RiC(4): Introna; van den Hoven Jensen -- CE: Ch 3
12. Apr 3-7
Holm -- RiC(6): ACM Code of Ethics...; IEEE-CS/ACM SE Code ... Evans -- RiC(6): Epstein; Weckert
13. Apr 10-14
Canon -- CE: Ch 7 (class observation) Bill Joy, Why the future doesn't need us (class observation)
14. Apr 17-21
no class
CE: Ch 8;
15. Apr 24-28


16. May 1-5
(final exams)
(final exams)