Current Events and Other Resources of Relevance to CSC 190B/290S:
Social Implications of Computing

Fall 2010

The following are links to recent (and some not-so-recent) articles related to the subject of the course.  They aren’t intended to be comprehensive or even representative of anything in particular—they’re just things that caught my eye, or were brought to my attention.  You may find them useful as starting-off points for current-events assignments.

You may also want to consult the Textbook Author’s Resource List, available on Blackboard. 

Tech-Related Public Policy Organizations
Security and Privacy
Freedom of Speech
Intellectual Property
Risk Management
Cyber Crime
Social Interaction
Legal Issues
Technology in the Public Interest
The BlackBerry (RIM) Encryption Controversy
Net Neutrality
Google Steetview

Last Change:  27 January 2011 / Michael Scott's email address