David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Ethics and Information Technology 1 (2):147-154 (1999)
The positive qualities of the Internet--anonymity, openness, and reproducibility have added a new ethical dimension to the privacy debate. This paper describes a new and significant way in which privacy is violated. A type of personal information, called virtual information is described and the effectiveness of techniques to protect this type of information is examined. This examination includes a discussion of technical approaches and professional standards as ways to address this violation of virtual information.
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Feng-Yang Kuo, Cathy S. Lin & Meng-Hsiang Hsu (2007). Assessing Gender Differences in Computer Professionals' Self-Regulatory Efficacy Concerning Information Privacy Practices. Journal of Business Ethics 73 (2):145 - 160.
Judith Wagner DeCew (2004). Privacy and Policy for Genetic Research. Ethics and Information Technology 6 (1):5-14.
David Meeler (2008). Is Information All We Need to Protect? The Monist 91 (1):151-169.
Jennifer Hendry & Kay Goodall, Facebook and the Commercialisation of Personal Information: Some Questions of Provider-to-User Privacy.
Wade L. Robison (1997). Privacy and Personal Identity. Ethics and Behavior 7 (3):195 – 205.
Luciano Floridi (2005). The Ontological Interpretation of Informational Privacy. Ethics and Information Technology 7 (4):185-200.
Norman Mooradian (2009). The Importance of Privacy Revisited. Ethics and Information Technology 11 (3):163-174.
Herman T. Tavani (1999). Informational Privacy, Data Mining, and the Internet. Ethics and Information Technology 1 (2):137-145.
Charles Ess (2005). “Lost in translation”?: Intercultural dialogues on privacy and information ethics (introduction to special issue on privacy and data privacy protection in asia). [REVIEW] Ethics and Information Technology 7 (1):1-6.
Jonathan Schonscheck (1997). Privacy and Discrete "Social Spheres". Ethics and Behavior 7 (3):221 – 228.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads17 ( #94,089 of 1,096,840 )
Recent downloads (6 months)7 ( #31,184 of 1,096,840 )
How can I increase my downloads?