Computer technician working.
A computer technician working at a repair centre finds child pornography on a computer he is repairing. He
knows possession of child pornography is illegal, and that he should contact authorities, however he also
knows that he should not have been looking at the contents of the client’s hard drive for personal interest. He
thinks about how his snooping could cost him his job if his employer finds out. Because of this, he doesn’t
report the discovery to the police, instead, he deletes all the files he found containing child pornography and
continues to repair the computer.
In relation to this scenario answer these questions: (Answer each section separately. Question 2 word count
guide is 250 words)
a) Do you agree with the computer technician’s actions?
b) What did he do right?
c) What did he do wrong?
d) If you were in the same position, what would you do?