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From the Editor – Issue 43

Al Erisman previews the current issues focusing on the theme of learning the right lessons from history so that they will not be repeated.

Dear Ethix – Issue 43

Readers comment on religion in business.

TechWatch: Finding Best Use for New Technology

Al Erisman asks Ethix readers to think carefully about potential unintended consequences of new technology.

Vinton G. Cerf: 'A Father of the Internet' Looks Ahead to New Technology

Vinton G. Cerf speaks about the origins of the internet as well as his future enterprises.

Dame Stephanie Shirley: Reflections From a Software Pioneer

Dame Stephanie Shirley discusses discusses ethics, technology, women in business, and philanthropy.

NewsNotables – Issue 43

What Is Identity Theft?
ChoicePoint Slow to Acknowledge Data Theft
Compiled from multiple sources including The Seattle Times, Information Week, Liberty Theft Services, Network World Fusion
40 Million Credit Cards at Risk
Los Angeles Times, June 18, 2005
At Online Stores, Sniffing Out Crooks Is a Matter of Survival
The Wall Street Journal, August 4, 2005

InReview – Issue 43

Capitalism at the Crossroads: The Unlimited Business Opportunities in Solving the World’s Most Difficult Problems
by Stuart Hart
Conspiracy of Fools: A True Story
by Kurt Eichenwald
The World Is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-First Century
by Thomas L. Friedman
Batman Begins
directed by Christopher Nolan

Ethix Forum – Issue 43

Two prominent CEOs have recently been given significant prison terms: Bernie Ebbers (WorldCom) and Dennis Kozlowski (Tyco). What difference do you think this will make in the behavior of business leaders in the future?

Leaving an Unethical Company

Is it ethical to blow the whistle on an immoral company once you have left?