Social responsibility as applied to the use of computers and technology. Privacy of information as well as regard for digital property that can be easily duplicated are primary ethical issues. However, as time moves on, the more far reaching issue is the impact of technology on jobs. How the world deals with the declining need for people in the workplace as robots, AI and technology replace both skilled and unskilled workers alike is the major ethics issue in the future... and that future is getting closer all the time. See automation and autonomous vehicle.
The definition of computer ethics refers to the moral principles that guide individuals within the computer industry.
An example of computer ethics is a formal or informal code of morality used to determine what is and is not appropriate professional and social conduct in the computer industry.