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  1. Claudia Som, Lorenz M. Hilty & Andreas R. Köhler (2009). The Precautionary Principle as a Framework for a Sustainable Information Society. Journal of Business Ethics 85 (3):493 - 505.
    The precautionary principle (PP) aims to anticipate and minimize potentially serious or irreversible risks under conditions of scientific uncertainty. Thus it preserves the potential for future developments. It has been incorporated into many international treaties and pieces of national legislation for environmental protection and sustainable development. In this article, we outline an interpretation of the PP as a framework of orientation for a sustainable information society. Since the risks induced by future information and communication technologies (ICT) are social risks for (...)
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  2. Lorenz M. Hilty, Andreas Köhler, Fabian Schéele, Rainer Zah & Thomas Ruddy (2006). Rebound Effects of Progress in Information Technology. Poiesis and Praxis 4 (1):19-38.
    Information technology (IT) is continuously making astounding progress in technical efficiency. The time, space, material and energy needed to provide a unit of IT service have decreased by three orders of magnitude since the first personal computer (PC) was sold. However, it seems difficult for society to translate IT’s efficiency progress into progress in terms of individual, organizational or socio-economic goals. In particular it seems to be difficult for individuals to work more efficiently, for organizations to be more productive and (...)
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  3. Lorenz M. Hilty, Andreas Köhler, Fabian Von Schéele, Rainer Zah & Thomas Ruddy (2006). Rebound Effects of Progress in Information Technology. Poiesis and Praxis 4 (1):19-38.
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