He complied with their wishes and in addition created, in 1978, a “starter package” on educating computer ethics, which he prepared for dissemination to attendees of workshops that he ran and speeches that he gave at philosophy conferences and computing science conferences in America. In 1980, Helvetia Press and the National Information and Resource Center on Teaching Philosophy published Maner’s laptop ethics “starter equipment” as a monograph (Maner 1980). It contained curriculum supplies and pedagogical recommendation for university lecturers. During the early Eighties, Maner’s Starter Kit was widely disseminated by Helvetia Press to high schools and universities in America and elsewhere.
In Norway, Denmark, Finland, and Sweden, major Internet service suppliers have voluntarily agreed to limit entry to sites listed by authorities. While this list of forbidden sources is supposed to contain solely identified youngster pornography websites, the content of the list is secret.
The first question may seem less compelling than the second, but to some very worried observers, they are intimately entwined. Social networking — on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and a bunch of other online networks — is the root of all current cultural evils, in the eyes of some critics.
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