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Fordham College at Lincoln Center
Dept. of Computer and Info. Sciences
CSLV 4650 -- Cyberspace: Ethics & Issues
Prof. Robert K. Moniot
Citation style guidelines
You can find helpful suggestions for citation style at the following URLs:
I do not require that you follow any particular style, but you should
follow some reasonable scholarly style that retains a sufficient amount of
information about the sources.
Click here for a guide
with more details and an example of how to properly cite a source.
Links to information on ethics in cyberspace
These links provide some starting points to search for information
about ethics and law in cyberspace. They have been checked recently
for validity. Most of them were found by using a
search engine such as Yahoo,
for the keywords ``cyberspace ethics.'' The student is welcome to do
- Institute home pages
- Collections of papers
- Professional codes and government policy
Other useful resources
- Links to articles about the ethical and other aspects of
concealing one's identity on the internet can be found at
the AAAS project on
Anonymous Communications on the Internet.
- The risks of computerization in everyday life are discussed
SRI Risks Forum newsgroup comp.risks
The home page for this forum
is located at
SRI Computer Science
Past issues can be browsed and searched at
The Risks Digest.
- The dangers from artificial intelligence and other modern
technologies are discussed in an article by Bill Joy in
the April 2000 online issue of Wired Magazine.
The positive side of these developments is promoted at
Small Times Magazine.
- ``Spam'' is unsolicited e-mail, usually commercial in nature,
similar to junk mail. It is an unwanted intrusion and can cause
losses due to filling up of one's mailbox or triggering of smut
filters. Some information about spam and countermeasures that can be
taken against it can be found at:
Closely related to spam are the hoaxes and chain letters that circulate
by e-mail. You can learn about hoaxes and see them debunked at:
- The software industry is very concerned about unauthorized
copying of their products. Two organizations that promote the
industry's position on such copying and defend its interests are