ETHICS OF INFORMATION The Ethics of Information Technology (EI) is a discipline that seeks to open new field in applied ethics and has emerged strongly from a few years ago in the Anglo world. The remote origins of IE is on increasing mass introduction of computers in many areas of our social life increasingly computerized. Many professions claim for themselves in particular ethics which may be subject to specific moral problems of the profession or occupational activity. The existence of the IE has as its starting point the fact that computers pose special ethical issues and therefore different from other technologies.In the computing profession is to move from the simple application of general ethical criteria to the development of an ethics of the profession itself. Ethical codes of professional associations and software companies are going in that direction. THE COMPUTER PROFESSION The Computer is a very new profession.In little more than three decades, its practitioners have sought status, social recognition and definition of the profession, in short, find his place in the system of professions.
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