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Information Ethics Roundtable | School of Information Resources & Library Science
"We live in an "information society." Information and information technologies are increasingly essential to our social, economic, and political interactions. Given this, serious reflection on information ethics is imperative. "Information ethics" studies the value questions that arise in the creation, control, and access to information. The Information Ethics Roundtable is a yearly conference, which brings together researchers from disciplines such as philosophy, information science, communications, public administration, anthropology and law to discuss the ethical issues such as information privacy, intellectual property, intellectual freedom, and censorship."
conference  information-ethics  ethics  philosophy 
march 2015 by tsuomela
Zimmer, Michael | School of Information Studies | UW-Milwaukee
With a background in new media and Internet studies, the philosophy of technology, and information policy, Zimmer studies the social, political, and ethical dimensions of new media and information technologies. His research and teaching focuses on:
- Ethics and Information Technology
- Information Policy
- Web Search Engines
- Web 2.0 and Library 2.0
- Privacy and Surveillance Theory
- Information and Web Literacy
- Access to Knowledge
- Internet Research Ethics
people  academic  information-science  ethics  information-ethics  philosophy  school(UWisconsin)  from delicious
october 2011 by tsuomela
An ethical bargain - O'Reilly Radar
"Okay ... Let me just ask this: If you are involved in data capture, analytics, or customer marketing in your company, would you be embarrassed to admit to your neighbor what about them you capture, store and analyze? Would you be willing to send them a zip file with all of it to let them see it? If the answer is "no," why not? If I might hazard a guess at the answer, it would be because real relationships aren't built on asymmetry, and you know that. But rather than eliminate that awkward source of asymmetry, you hide it."
ethics  business  data-mining  privacy  corporation  asymmetrical  information  information-ethics 
july 2011 by tsuomela
The Revolution Will Not be Blogged, Either : Casaubon's Book
Well, it turns out that all this information isn't making us better informed. We're about as stupid as we used to be, according to several recent polls I've seen. And it isn't changing the world, either. Our energy usage is going up, while we all sit around and talk about how to get it down - and while the climate warms faster and faster and faster. And just as some elements of the internet have saved us some energy and made some people's lives better, it is complicated. I know none of us like to hear this, of course. A lot of us derive a lot of satisfaction from the internet. But overwhelmingly, it isn't making us smarter, or know more, saving us energy or changing the world. It is just another technology, doing some good and some bad.
computer  technology  technology-effects  failure  information-ethics  internet  knowledge  economics 
october 2010 by tsuomela
IRIE - International Review of Information Ethics
The IRIE is the official journal of the International Center for Information Ethics (ICIE). It envisions an international as well as intercultural discussion focusing on the ethical impacts of information technology on human practices and thinking, social interaction, other areas of science and research and the society itself.
information-ethics  journal  online  philosophy  ethics  information 
february 2009 by tsuomela
Digital Media and Society
This is the first textbook on the central ethical issues of digital media, ranging from computers and the Internet to mobile phones. It is also the first book of its kind to consider these issues from a global perspective, introducing ethical theories from multiple cultures.
digital  culture  internet  information-ethics  ethics  philosophy 
january 2009 by tsuomela
The Glass Bees at bavatuesdays
More specifically, how do I understand the work I am doing in the field of EdTech when in comes to the intersection of progress, power, and the voracious appetite of capital to co-opt and re-package the labor of others as its own, patented, insanely expen
education  power  capitalism  technology  labor  edupunk  information-ethics 
june 2008 by tsuomela

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