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1. An Overview of Ethics.
2. Ethics for IT Professionals and IT Users.
3. Computer and Internet Crime.
5. Freedom of Expression.
6. Intellectual Property.
7. Software Development.
8. Social Networking.
9. Ethics of IT Organizations.
Appendix A: Brief Introduction to Morality.
Appendix B: Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct.
Appendix C: Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP) Code of Ethics.
Appendix D: Software Engineering Code of Ethics and Professional Practice.