The future of computer ethics: You ain't seen nothin' yet! [Book Review]

The computer revolution can beusefully divided into three stages, two ofwhich have already occurred: the introductionstage and the permeation stage. We have onlyrecently entered the third and most importantstage – the power stage – in which many ofthe most serious social, political, legal, andethical questions involving informationtechnology will present themselves on a largescale. The present article discusses severalreasons to believe that future developments ininformation technology will make computerethics more vibrant and more important thanever. Computer ethics is here to stay!
Keywords Gilder's Law   Metcalfe's Law   Moore's Law   computer ethics   computer revolution   conceptual muddles   logical malleability   policy vacuums
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DOI 10.1023/A:1011881522593
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Martin De Saulles & David S. Horner (2011). The Portable Panopticon: Morality and Mobile Technologies. Journal of Information, Communication and Ethics in Society 9 (3):206-216.

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