Digital ethics : research & practice

TitleDigital ethics : research & practice
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication2012
AuthorsHeider, D, Massanari, A
Series TitleDigital formations,
Issue85
Paginationxix, 233 p.
PublisherPeter Lang
Place PublishedNew York
Publication Languageeng
ISBN Number1526-3169 ;
Accession Number7078361
Call NumberCommunications 302.231 D56952
KeywordsAuthorship , computer , Computer Ethics , PSYCHOLOGY , research , SCIENCE , SOCIAL , SOCIAL sciences
AbstractIn a digital age of perceived anonymity and diminishing face-to-face contact, what does it mean to be true to thyself? Has the internet given us license to be false to others, without consequence? Technology has given us capabilities we previously did not have and changed the way we think about time and space. Although research is now being done on many aspects of the interplay between humans and technology, there currently exists a vacuum regarding behavior and usage of technology. This edited volume contains some of the best research on digital ethics from authors in communication, law, information studies, education, philosophy, political science, computer science, and business on topics that range from sexting to piracy. This groundbreaking volume contributes to the growing body of knowledge in this area and provides a much-needed resource for scholars and teachers interested in exploring ethics in this new digital world. -- Back Cover
Notes20120325519732615edited by Don Heider & Adrienne L. Massanari.Digital ethics : research and practice23 cm.Includes bibliographical references.I. RESEARCH ETHICS: -- 1. Ethics of e-research in social sciences and humanities / Sally Wyatt -- 2. When pubic words are not data: online authorship, consent, and reasonable expectations of privacy / Vanessa P. Dennen -- 3. Bridging the distance: removing the technology buffer and seeking consistent ethical analysis in computer security research / Katherine J. Carpenter & David Dittrich.II. DIGITAL ETHICS IN PRACTICE: -- 4. Disclosing material connections online: legal and ethical issues / David Kamerer -- 5. Ethics of citizen journalism sites / Jessica Roberts & Linda Steiner -- 6. To post or not to post: philosophical and ethical considerations for mug shot websites / Mark Grabowski & Sokthan Yeng -- 7. Shaping our shadow / Erin Reilly.III. SUBVERSIVE USES OF ONLINE SPACES: -- 8. The ethics of sexting: issues involving consent and the production of intimate content / Jo Ann Oravec -- 9. Griefing through the virtual world: the moral status of griefing / Roland Wojak -- 10. Permissible piracy? / Brian Carey -- 11. Legionnaires of chaos: 'Anonymous' and governmental oversight of the internet / Ales Gekker.IV. EMERGING ISSUES IN DIGITAL ETHICS: -- 12. Could and should the ought disappear from ethics? / Anthony F. Beavers -- 13. Instrumental play or the moral risks of gamification / Miguel Sicart.Digital formations ; v. 85.
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