The university sector has a relatively relaxed stance on staff-student relationships and should consider adopting standards like those for health professionals.
The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse has demonstrated how catastrophically some teachers have failed their duties - a pledge is one way to turn that around.
Today's robots and artificial intelligence look very different from the androids conceived by Isaac Asimov.
Many professionals risk the wrath of their governing body if they act against any code of ethics. But not so the IT industry. Is it time for that to change?