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The Social, Economic, Legal and Moral Effects of ICT.

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The Social, Economic, Legal and Moral Effects of ICT Computers have, and will continue to revolutionise every aspect of our day-to-day living. If you try to imagine life without ICT and the benefits it has brought you would need to go back to the time before the Industrial Revolution when mankind did every task by hand with the help of animals and the tools that he had to make himself. The use of ICT has made massive improvements to our lives, and has done a lot of good for mankind. However, the use of ICT does have its downside. In this report I am going to look at the positive and negative effects of ICT in view of its social, economic, legal and moral implications. ...read more.

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With the advent of satellite television for sports and movies, video, DVD and computer games consoles people can receive all of the entertainment they want. Tele-working now allows employees to work from home using computers linked to the Internet. So now it is possible to carry out your whole life, virtually, without leaving the house. Modern technology has made vast improvements in the community with its use in the Police Force for the prevention and detection of crime. Information about all known criminals and offences in Britain can be accessed from a computer in any Police station. Computers are used for fingerprint identification, matching DNA and examining other evidence collected from a crime scene. ...read more.

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Computers allow us to genetically modify things and cloning or duplicating is now possible. At the moment it is illegal in Britain to carry out genetic engineering and cloning on humans. The use of ICT has revolutionised the way we work. Most organisations and businesses would not be able to function at all if it were not for the use of computers. Computers can make life so much easier and quicker, which means that less staff are required. Robots can do the work of people in manufacturing industries such as car production. Companies have found that the use of systems such as the one I have created greatly reduce the amount of work which they have to carry out. I feel that there would be very little difference between my system and a commercial one and feel that it could be used very easily in any organisation that have a large staff turnover. ...read more.

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