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Social and ethical issues related to IT

Facial recognition — technology that identifies people by analyzing their facial features
Example: Some smartphones use facial recognition to unlock the screen.
Consent — permission or agreement to do something
Example: Before taking someone's photo, it's important to get their consent.
Encrypted — information that has been scrambled so that only authorized people can read it
Example: My email account is encrypted to keep my messages safe from hackers.
Loan — money that is borrowed and must be repaid with interest
Example: I took out a loan to buy a new car.
Harm — physical or emotional injury or damage
Example: The medication caused more harm than good, so I stopped taking it.
Ensure — to make sure that something happens or is done correctly
Example: We need to ensure that all the equipment is working properly before we start the experiment.
Surveillance — the act of watching or monitoring someone or something, usually by an authority
Example: The government uses surveillance cameras to keep an eye on public spaces.
Privacy — the state of being free from public attention or intrusion
Example: People are concerned about their privacy being violated by social media companies.
Discrimination — unfair treatment of a person or group based on their race, gender, religion, or other characteristics
Example: The company was sued for discrimination in its hiring practices.
Censorship — the suppression or prohibition of any parts of books, films, news, etc. that are considered obscene, politically unacceptable, or a threat to security
Example: Some countries have strict censorship laws that limit freedom of expression.
Bias — a tendency to favor or against a particular person, group, or idea
Example: The study was criticized for its bias toward certain types of data.
Privacy invasion — a violation of someone's personal privacy
Example: Some people feel that social media companies are invading their privacy by collecting their personal information.
Cyberbullying — the use of electronic communication to bully someone, usually by sending abusive or threatening messages
Example: Cyberbullying can have serious emotional consequences for the victim.
Access — the ability to use or enter something
Example: Not everyone has access to high-speed internet in their home.
Data — information, especially facts or numbers, that can be analyzed or used to make decisions
Example: The company collects data on its customers' shopping habits to improve its marketing strategy.

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