Invasion of privacy is unjust and illegal.
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Invasion of privacy is unjust and illegal.
Privacy in inavision, how so?
T o me Maree did not do the work she was employed to do which leads to low productivity, on the one hand, the company did the right thing, on the other there was invasion of privacy.
According to my understanding, the reporter's interest was not for the public, giving to the fact that he gave Bill huge amount of money to extract information from him, to that effect I believe his intention was purely based on invasion of privacy.
In many organisations the ability to scan their employee's email is available, as much as "business before pleasure" saying goes, the employees should be told/ informed (in the contract) of the Network Administrator's policy, if staff are unaware then there was a breach of privacy. whereas Maree should not be taking company time to her personal use the company may want to use this as the means of justification for her dismissal.
I believe Bill is being asked to disclose information that he is not in a position to inform the reporter and that would be an invasion of privacy either way (personally and publicly). some organisations have a policy where the employees are sworn in to information confidentiality.
Read these case studies and answer/discuss the questions provided in order to analyse the issues surrounding information systems and invasion of privacy
yes because she basic reading her mail 2, yes 3,aggressive 1,bill as been use has a figure head for information 2,breach of trust 3,they can use any body that is available
Bill, a government Medicare worker, is approached by a reporter from a popular current affairs programme.� The reporter wants any details Bill can give him about recent medical claims made by prominent politicians.� The reporter argues that it is in the public�s interest to know if politicians are physically or mentally fit enough to do their jobs.� The reporter offers Bill a large sum of money in exchange for any information he can provide.
Information Technology - Issues and effects of changes to information
systems: social effects arising from invasion of privacy
Invasion of privacy
Read these case studies and answer/discuss the questions provided in order
to analyse the issues surrounding information systems and invasion of
Case study one
Maree had worked at Silvers Shoes for twelve months as a data entry operator. Each morning after arriving at work she would spend up to thirty minutes responding to emails that had arrived overnight. Much of the email contained jokes and personal messages from friends.
One morning, Marees supervisor called her into his office and informed her that her email had been monitored (in other words, read on a regular basis!) by the network administrator. Due to the fact that she spent so much company time on personal email, she was told that she had lost her job.
1. Did a breach of privacy occur in this situation?
2. Was the company justified in its use of the information about Marees email use?
3. Maree claims that she was unfairly dismissed. What arguments might she use to support her case?
Case study two
Bill, a government Medicare worker, is approached by a reporter from a popular current affairs programme. The reporter wants any details Bill can give him about recent medical claims made by prominent politicians. The reporter argues that it is in the publics interest to know if politicians are physically or mentally fit enough to do their jobs.The reporter offers Bill a large sum of money in exchange for any information he can provide.
Do YOU believe what Bill is being asked to do is an invasion of privacy or in the public interest? Justify your answer.
2. Which laws would relate to Bills actions if he sold the information requested by the reporter?
3 Bill is a government employee. How are non-government organisations regulated in terms of the confidential information they can share with others?
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