Friday, March 18, 2016

Apple’s Engineers, if Defiant, Would be in Sync With Ethics Code - The New York Times

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"If Apple employees refused to perform the software engineering tasks that would be necessary to provide the F.B.I. with access to the contents of an iPhone used by one of the shooters in the December mass killing in San Bernardino, Calif., their decision would be explicitly supported by the code of ethics of a professional organization called the Association for Computing Machinery.

The group urges computer professionals to obey existing laws unless they raise ethical issues that come into play around privacy and technological systems that have the ability to harm the public."
Apple’s Engineers, if Defiant, Would be in Sync With Ethics Code - The New York Times
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