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A husband suspects an online affair (Sample Scenario from the CSTB): Rights and Responsibilities of Participants in Networked Communities

Anonymous
Two individuals meet online, both are married and have been caught by one of the spouses. The commercial network operator has obligations to enforce policies, including threatening material. This is one of 5 scenarios that discuss computers and internet privacy, sampled from a publication of the Computer Science and Telecommunications Board (CSTB).

Engineer's Dispute With Client Over Design (adapted from NSPE Case No. 84-4)

Anonymous
This is an open-ended scenario for discussion based on a case from the NSPE Board of Ethical Review. A client believes an engineer's designs are too costly, but the engineer fears that anything less may endanger the public.

Inez Austin - The Continuous Battle with Westinghouse: The Current Situation

Anonymous
A summary of Inez Austin's current situation.

Inez Austin's Message to the Public

Anonymous
A message from Inez Austin to the general public.

Professional Responsibility and Conduct

Roger Boisjoly
Engineering and responsibility and ethics that must be followed in the work place, pertaining to lessons learned from the Morton Thiokol and the space shuttle Challenger disaster.

Infusing Ethics into the Development of Engineers: Exemplary Education Activities and Programs

Anonymous
Link to the National Academies ReportInfusing Ethics into the Development of Engineers: Exemplary Education Activities and Programs

Ensuring the Integrity, Accessibility, and Stewardship of Research Data in the Digital Age

Anonymous
Link to the National Academies Report,Ensuring the Integrity, Accessibility, and Stewardship of Research Data in the Digital Age

Final Report of The National Academies' Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research Advisory Committee

Anonymous
Link to the National Academies Report, Final Report of The National Academies' Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research Advisory Committee

Order on Defendant's Motion to Dismiss (United States vs. D. LaMacchia)

Anonymous
Memorandum of decision and order on defendant's (David LaMacchia) motion to dismiss the case against him.

Government Opposes Motion to Dismiss LaMacchia Case

Anonymous
An article about the governments opposition to LaMacchia's motion to dismiss the case and their explanation as to why the Dowling case doesn't apply in this situation.

MIT News Office: Comment on LaMacchia Indictment

Anonymous
An official statement from MIT News Office detailing the actions taken after the discovery that an MIT computer was at the center of the file-sharing network.

The David LaMacchia Case

Anonymous
This is a compilation of articles, legal documents, and newsgroup postings pertaining to the software piracy case of David LaMacchia, an MIT student who allegedly used university hardware to distribute commercial software over the Internet, which raises important issues about the liability of system operators and the scope of computer crime and copyright laws.

Computer Case Raises Questions

Anonymous
An article about LaMacchia's indictment, the background of file sharing over a network and the possible ramifications on the future of the internet and intellectual property.

L'Acide Case Scenario 1: Consulting Firm Engineer

Daniel A. Vallero
This case includes the point of view of Team 1, the consulting firm engineers, for the L'Acide cleanup case. This case includes handouts for 4 teams, each with hidden agendas, to be used in class discussion.

Antibiotic Resistance and Dual Use

Daniel A. Vallero
This informational article by Daniel A. Vallero serves as a starting point for group discussion of the possible misuse of emerging technologies. It is accompanied by an annotated presentation that addresses emerging technologies and ethical decision-making.

Chechnya (1995): The Disappearance

Anonymous
Fred Cuny's final mission, to attempt to negotiate a cease-fire in Chechnya, ended with his disappearance.

Whistleblowing Subject Aid

Rachelle Hollander
A short guide to some key resources and readings on the topic of whistleblowing.

Workplace Ethics Subject Aid

Kelly Laas
A short guide to some key resources and readings on the topic of workplace ethics.

Annotated Bibliography : Conducting Human Genetic Research

Anonymous
An annotated bibliography of resources on the ethics of human genetics research.

The Ethics Of Research With Subjects Who Have Dementia (Bibliography)

Anonymous
An annotated bibliography of resources on the ethics of research with dementia patients.

Professors Big and Small

Susan Hinze
A scenario that covers ethical issues that arise when a student is not listed author on a manuscript.

Values and Policy in Interdisciplinary Environmental Science: A Dialogue-based Framework for Ethics Education

Anonymous
The "Values and Responsibility in Interdisciplinary Environmental Science" curriculum (http://eese.msu.edu/) is a modular resource designed to be implemented by environmental science instructors who have no ethics training for the purpose of guiding students through an analytic examination of the values and policy dimensions of their environmental science context. With the support of the NSF (SBE-1338614, MSU; SBE-1338626, Oregon State University) and with guidance from a national survey of environmental science instructors (Hall, Troy E., et...

Unexpected Adverse Events

Anonymous
A scenario about research in which a strange side effect is noticed in mice which would not affect humans.

Electronic Vandalism (Sample Scenario from the CSTB): Rights and Responsibilities of Participants in Networked Communities

Anonymous
One of 5 scenarios that discuss computers and Internet privacy, sampled from a publication of the Computer Science and Telecommunications Board (CSTB). A dial-in electronic bulletin board is used for legitimate and harmful activities. Who monitors the bulletin board?

The Explosion of the Challenger

Anonymous
Part Seven of Seven Discussions in the Concerning the Challenger Disaster.

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