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a list of Root-Zones

These questions were given as a guide to study from. What would be the correct way to answer these? I guess there is no real right or wrong answer but would like to know how you would solve. Thanks. They are listed below.

1. Discuss a technology related ethical issue. What was the issue? What are some possible outcomes? How can the issue be resolved?

2. Discuss one aspect of the security protection in place at a company. What is it? How does it work? What inconvenience does it cause the user?

3. Identify an Internet-related regulatory issue. Discuss the issue including a description, indicate who are the stakeholders are, identify who will be impacted - and how - by the regulation, etc.

4. Identify an Internet-related productivity issue. Discuss the issue including a description, who the issue impacts, the economic costs, etc.

5. Internet addresses have at least two formats:

Top-Level Domains: These addresses end with three-digit codes such as .edu, .com., etc. There are at least fourteen of these domains.

Root-Zones: These addresses end with two-digit country codes such as .uk (United Kingdom), .us (United States), .fr (Frogs.. er France) etc. (Actually, Root-Zones are a special case of Top-Level domains)

a. Pick Top-Level domain that is of interest and write a paragraph or two about the reason for the domain and the organization responsible administering the domain. Proposed domains can be used for your answer.

b. Locate a list of Root-Zones and choose a country code. Please share the Root-Zone country code and what is interesting about it.

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1. Discuss a technology related ethical issue. What was the issue? What are some possible outcomes? How can the issue be resolved?

So take some technology that you find interesting, and look for ethical issues surrounding it. For example, if you're interested in strong encryption, you might discuss the issues reguarding government regulation of it, export rules, etc. Or voting machines: what ethical obligations do companies that make voting machines have to ensure that the votes are counted accurately? etc

2. Discuss one aspect of the security protection in place at a company. What is it? How does it work? What inconvenience does it cause the user?

This could be passwords that must be reset every 6 weeks, key cards required to get into buildings, etc - you would pick some security measure, then explain how ...

Solution Summary

A a list of Root-Zones and other related areas are noted.

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