Ø Accessto new concepts, material, and other resourcesØ Reducedrepetition of servicesØ Moreeffective use of resourcesØ Increasedpower and influenceØ Abilityto report issues beyond a single organization’s domainØ Sharedduty for complex or contentious issues QN2. Information technologyis the application of computer to store, study, retrieve transmit andmanipulate data. The application of information technology can be used instoring, can be used for studying transmit some information and manipulatedata. In information technology there are some social, ethical and politicalissues that relates to it,Social,the information technology has got a big relative to the social issues, examplethere are the application of social networks or social media like InstagramFacebook, twitter, tango, radios, and televisions. There for through theinnovations of information technology the social issues have simplified manythings including fast communication. Also, the main information technologysocial issues include the development of education, through increasing the academies,schools and other education association.
Healthy services on the use of currentequipment like computer in monitoring the body system. Ethics,is a reflection on morality. It refers to the values of right and wrong in makingchoice by people. It has been described as the art and science that pursues tobring compassion and method to the judgement of moral values. Now on the ethicswe can talk about the chance to commit crimes with Information technology, onviolation of privacy, intelligent property right issues, appreciation forpersonal and corporate ethics related with ICT.
Information technology isfacing many challenges which are lack of privacy, security, copyright contravention,and increased computer crimes. There for criminals has been using the many chancetechnology offers to terminate ethics of the majority in the society. Also,information technology has led to lower the value of the tradition, customs andculture of the society. Example people can use online programs to find andlearn about the western culture which then it can cause moral decay in thesociety by copying on those new culture.
Security,information technology has taken internet where by hackers has create it veryeasy to hack into any computer or system as long as it is related to theinternet, hackers always use address to contact users and fold data forselfishness which then it is bad beliefs to the society.Copyright infringement, Informationtechnology has made it easy for users to contact any gen at any given time. Instancewith the amplified growth of music division systems and photograph bookmarkingsites, many unique makers of these works are losing the reliability of theirworks because users of IT can easily gain access and share that data with families.Lots of original work are like music albums, books are being transferred forfree. Thefollowing are the political issues related to the information technologyForexamples, the information technology has led to the discovery of many campaignslike that of Rock the vote thecampaign joined with Motorola in 2004 to register an assessed 1.2 million newvoters to receive information on their mobile devices. The democratic onlinefundraising outfit Act blue was registered in the same year.
Inearly 2005 the current video sharing site YouTube was formed by Steve chen, chadHurley and videos fromcampaign events, exposing politician and their faux pas.Therefor through the clever use of technology politician have awaken up wholegenerations of new potential voters. Candidate Candidatewithout some sort of online presence would now be at a terrible shortcomingover other candidates who are misusing technology to help them gain attention,money, support and voters.