Cyberspace is included into our daily lives as a routine and we spend maximum amount of time on these networked computers to communicate with the loved ones and perform business activities. Cyber Ethics has become an essential feature of Cyberspace because people now have easy access to perform all their regular needs online. With the rapidly growing cyberspace there is always a privacy concern wherein the personal information can be dispersed easily through internet. The hardware and electronic companies are investing to make their products smaller by using nanotechnology. People have projected that Nano scale devices will continue this trend, and bring it to exceptional levels with scale reduction in microelectronics and quantum switching based computing (Spinello, 2011).
Biochip implant technology which has been enhanced by developments in Artificial Intelligence research has led some to predict that in not-too-distant future it may become difficult for us to separate certain aspects of our biology from our technology (Tavani, 2010). The new developments in various fields like biotechnology, nanotechnology, meta technology, and rapid prototyping to name a few are dependent on information technology and these developments pose threats to the confidentiality of an individual. The ethical problems in cyberspace as stated by (Spinello, 2011), are that these developments will lead to class disparities, reduced privacy and the perception of threats to various cultures' vitality and even viability.
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