PREFACE

Since the fifth edition of Cyberethics: Morality and Law in Cyberspace appeared several years ago, the social and technical landscape of cyberspace has undergone even more changes. In the United States, there is a new push for “net neutrality,” while the European Union now recognizes the digital right to be forgotten. A wave of security breaches has inspired new approaches to digital security. Social media has become a platform for all sorts of abusive speech, ranging from cyberbullying to terrorist threats. And there is a new “crypto war” brewing thanks to the strong encryption now being used in iPhones and other mobile devices. We have tried to take all of these developments into account in this new edition.

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