A pragmatic evaluation of the theory of information ethics

Ethics and Information Technology 6 (4):279-290 (2004)
It has been argued that moral problems in relation to Information Technology (IT) require new theories of ethics. In recent years, an interesting new theory to address such concerns has been proposed, namely the theory of Information Ethics (IE). Despite the promise of IE, the theory has not enjoyed public discussion. The aim of this paper is to initiate such discussion by critically evaluating the theory of IE
Keywords agency   computer ethics   information ethics   moral agency
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DOI 10.1007/s10676-005-6710-5
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James H. Moor (1985). What is Computer Ethics? Metaphilosophy 16 (4):266-275.

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