A cookie is a small file containing information about you and your
Web activities that is deposited on your hard disk by a Web site.
When a cookie is created during a Web site visit, it is stored
on the visitor's computer.
A(n) ________ model of informed consent permits the collection of
personal information until the consumer specifically requests that
the data not be collected.
Advances in data storage techniques and rapidly declining storage
made routine violations of privacy cheap and effective.
Ethical issues in information systems have been given new urgency
by the rise of the Internet and electronic commerce.
________ is the largest Web tracker, monitoring thousands of sites.
Responsibility is a very minor element of ethical action.
The major ethical, social, and political issues raised by information
systems include informed consent.
The feature of social institutions that means mechanisms are in
place to determine responsibility for an action is called
Immanuel Kant's Categorical Imperative states that
if an action is not right for everyone to take, it is not right
for anyone to take.
The use of computers to combine data from multiple sources and
create electronic dossiers of detailed information on individuals is
Which of the follo