### An ethical analysis of issues

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You are required to undertake an ethical analysis of issues associated with copyright infringement in a community and/or business context. Students will prepare a business report, which analyses copyright infringement through the lens of each of the FOUR (4) ethical philosophies presented in lectures, and ONE (1) value selected from the Australian Computer Society's (ACS) code of ethics.

When analysing copyright infringement, consider ONE (1) of the following ethical dilemmas:

- To what extent are IT professionals responsible for the use made of the systems they develop to infringe copyright

- Do the benefits of free and easy access to copyrighted materials by individuals, organisations and/or the community outweigh the drawbacks?

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