Information technology ethics : cultural perspectives

TitleInformation technology ethics : cultural perspectives
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication2007
AuthorsSoraj, H, Ess, C
Series TitlePremier reference source
Paginationxxxv, 222 p.
PublisherIdea Group Reference.
Place PublishedHershey
Publication Languageeng
ISBN Number9781599043111 (softcover)
Accession Number118538
Keywordsbusiness , information , MORALE , Technologie
Abstract"his book takes a genuinely global approach to the diverse ethical issues evoked by information and communication technologies, looking at issues such as privacy, intellectual property and the digital divide from a non-Western perspective.
Notes2006032162GBA699309013608575Soraj Hongladaram, Charles Ess [editors].ill. ; 29 cm."Premier reference source"--Cover.Includes bibliographical references and index.SECTION I. THEORETICAL CONCERNS. -- The moral status of information and information technologies: a relational theory of moral status / Johnny Hartz Soraker -- Online communities, democratic ideals, and the digital divide / Frances S. Grodzinsky and Herman T. Tavani -- The mediating effect of material cultures as human hybridization / Lorenzo Magnani -- Culture and technology: a mutual-shaping approach / Thomas Herdin, Wolfgang Hofkirchner, and Ursula Maier-Rabler -- Mobile phone and autonomy / Thaptawee Chokvasin -- Invisability [i.e. Invisibility] and the ethics of digitalization: designing so as not to hurt others / Maja van der Velden -- Privacy and property in the global datasphere / Dan L. Burk -- Analysis and justification of privacy from a Buddhist perspective / Soraj Hongladarom -- SECTION II. SPECIFIC VIEWPOINTS. -- Information privacy in a surveillance state: a perspective from Thailand / Pirongrong Ramasoota Rananand -- Interactions among Thai culture, ICT, and IT ethics / Pattarasinee Bhattarakosol -- We cannot eat data: the need for computer ethics to address the cultural and ecological impacts of computing / Barbara Paterson -- Current and future state of ICT deployment and utilization in healthcare: an analysis of cross-cultural ethical issues / Bernd Carsten Stahl, Simon Rogerson, and Amin Kashmeery -- Business ethics and technology in Turkey: an emerging country at the crossroad of civilizations / Gonca Telli Yamamoto and Faruk Karaman -- The existential significance of the digital divide for America's historically underserved populations / Lynette Kvasny.
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