The Ten Commandments of Computer Ethics

The Ten Commandments of Computer Ethics were created in 1992 by the Computer Ethics Institute. The commandments were introduced in the paper “In Pursuit of a ‘Ten Commandments’ for Computer Ethics” by Ramon C. Barquin as a means to create “a set of standards to guide and instruct people in the ethical use of computers.” They follow Internet Advisory Board’s memo on ethics from 1987. The Ten Commandments of Computer Ethics copies the archaic style of the Ten Commandments from the King James Bible. The commandments have been widely quoted in computer ethics literature but also have been criticized by both the hacker community  and some in academia. For instance, Dr.…

Continue reading... The Ten Commandments of Computer Ethics

Konqueror Browser

Konqueror browser is a KHTML rendering engine (which was chosen by Apple to create WebKit, which today forms the basis for modern browsers like Safari and Chrome) based browser.. It currently supports the latest Web Standards such as HTML5, Javascript, CSS3 and others. Alternatively, Konqueror can also use Webkit if you’re looking for compatibility across the board. Konqueror browser contains rich features such as Ad Blocking. You also have the ability to block Pop-Ups. Konqueror browser has a built- in password  manager which would securely store your passwords for easy log-in the next time you are to re enter a site. Shortcut capabilities are also available for direct access right from…

Continue reading... Konqueror Browser