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Security & Privacy

Computer fallacies

Fallacy vs. Principle

Fallacy Principle
Information wants to be free People are in control of what information is released or shared
Laws are clear about the legality of all actions Users should take responsibility for their action
Hacking is OK as long as it doesn’t hurt anybody It is unethical to access information without having permission to do so.
Plagiarism doesn’t count on the internet. Piracy is illegal no matter what tool is used to copy the information.
If a software program is working, it must be working correctly. Software is prone to human error.
You can’t be sued for libel for the contents of a private email. People are responsible for their words and accusations on the internet.