When Programmers are Asked to do the Unethical

Speakers

Katie Smith

Convercent

Bill Sourour

Devmastery.com

Julie Bort

Business Insider

The world relies on software programmers, whose work can drive company behavior that’s unethical or illegal – whether helping VW cheat on emissions or assisting companies in unfair or illegal business practices. What can be done about correcting a culture that too often encourages such behavior – or is content to just look away? What recourse and protection do employees have when blowing the whistle? Does the government need to get involved, like how it regulates the financial industry?

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Format: Panel
Event Type: Session
Level: Intermediate