Computer Science 305: Social, Ethical, and Legal Implications of Computing

This course includes a survey of topics related to the social, ethical, and legal implications of computing, including: the history of computing, the social context of computing, professional and ethical responsibilities, the risks and liabilities of safety-critical systems, intellectual property, privacy and civil liberties, the social implications of the Internet, computer crime, and economic issues in computing.

Course Information:

We will primarily use the course Piazza forum for keeping up with class information. Please contact me for a link. Important documents are available here as well:

Major assignments

License & Credits

This course has been modified from a previous version developed by Wu-chi Feng. Please contact me if you would like to use any of the materials.