5 Ways the Utah Tech Industry Can Benefit from Digital Citizenship

Article published in Silicon Slopes written by Carrie Rogers-Whitehead

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“First off, what is digital citizenship? It’s something the tech industry is involved in, but may not call it that. Digital citizenship can be defined in different ways. Broadly, it’s the ethical and responsible use of technology.

Utah was the first state in the country to adopt a law around digital citizenship in May 2015. According to Utah law, digital citizenship is ‘the norms of appropriate, responsible, and healthy behavior related to technology use, including digital literacy, ethics, etiquette, and security.”

Because of the work that Utah is doing on digital citizenship, it was chosen as the host of the flagship National Digital Citizenship Summit. On November 2 and 3, leaders in the digital citizenship community will be coming from all around the world to Utah to participate. The conversations and work done at this summit will be used to push the movement forward, and guide other future Summits around the world.”

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