Com/400 New Social Issues Research Paper

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* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * New Social Issues * COM/400 * February 18th, 2013 * * * * * * * * * * * * New Social Issues Social issues are governmental discussions regarding ethical judgment around how individuals ought to live. New social issues include but not limited to immigration, graying of America, inequality gap, dilemma of the poor, globalization, transformation, environmental change, and dangers of the world. However, the subjects to discuss within this paper consist of copying and sharing information from the Internet, which is becoming more common in today’s world. The influence that open-source movement has on attitudes toward copyright; moreover, the relationship between creativity and innovation involving property rights. Additionally, personal, and professional effects of digital surveillance versus organizational needs for information and control; nonetheless, whether copyright protection, and digital surveillance will improve or repair future stability. The ease of copying and sharing materials on the Internet and its effect on copyright According to Marx (2003),…show more content…
467). Open-source software is inexpensive, and many times free, attracting more users to revise, spread, and correct software for further advancement. Like copyright software, open-source software also provides users with suitable and valuable software. Gallaway and Kinnear (2004) suggest, “high returns will disproportionately encourage production of popular output over “serious and important works” and further that the resulting higher prices will reduce dissemination of the more worthy intellectual properties” (p.
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