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  1. David Bourget (2010). Paperless Philosophy as a Philosophical Method. Social Epistemology 24 (4):363-375.score: 420.0
    I discuss the prospects for novel communication methods in academic research. I describe communication tools which could enhance the practice of conceptual analysis.
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  2. Dorit Günther (2005). Encountering Nietzsche on the Internet: The Conceptualization of an Online Information and Communication System Dealing with the Life and Work of Friedrich Nietzsche. Uvk, Universitätsverlag Konstanz.score: 405.0
  3. Rafael Capurro & Christoph Pingel (2002). Ethical Issues of Online Communication Research. Ethics and Information Technology 4 (3):189-194.score: 333.0
    The paper addresses severalethical issues in online communication researchin light of digital ontology as well as theepistemological questions raised by theblurring boundary between fact and theory inthis field. The concept of ontology is used ina Heideggerian sense as related to the humancapacity of world construction on the basis ofthe givenness of our being-in-the-world.Ethical dilemmas of Internet research thusarise from the tension between bodily existenceand the proper object of research, i.e., onlineexistence. The following issues are beingconsidered: online (...)
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  4. Johanna Seibt & Marco Nørskov (2012). “Embodying” the Internet: Towards the Moral Self Via Communication Robots? [REVIEW] Philosophy and Technology 25 (3):285-307.score: 261.0
    Abstract Internet communication technology has been said to affect our sense of self by altering the way we construct “personal identity,” understood as identificatory valuative narratives about the self; in addition, some authors have warned that internet communication creates special conditions for moral agency that might gradually change our moral intuitions. Both of these effects are attributed to the fact that internet communication is “disembodied.” Our aim in this paper is to establish a link (...)
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  5. Audrey Marchioli & Didier Courbet (2010). Communication de santé publique et prévention du sida. Une expérimentation sur l'influence de mini-actes engageants via Internet. Hermes 58:169-174.score: 246.0
    During a qualitative survey we made among AIDS prevention campaigners in France, respondents stated in particular that they believed in the effectiveness of activities that prompt subjects to accomplish « mini-acts » before and after receiving persuasive arguments. As their opinion does not derive from scientific literature, we carried out an experiment, in an everyday environment with 196 subjects chosen at random and based on theories of persuasive communication and commitment, to investigate the validity of representations concerning these « (...)
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  6. Sarah Oates (2011). Going Native: The Value in Reconceptualizing International Internet Service Providers as Domestic Media Outlets. [REVIEW] Philosophy and Technology 24 (4):391-409.score: 243.0
    Going Native: The Value in Reconceptualizing International Internet Service Providers as Domestic Media Outlets Content Type Journal Article Category Special Issue Pages 391-409 DOI 10.1007/s13347-011-0045-4 Authors Sarah Oates, School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Glasgow, Adam Smith Building, G12 8RT Scotland, UK Journal Philosophy & Technology Online ISSN 2210-5441 Print ISSN 2210-5433 Journal Volume Volume 24 Journal Issue Volume 24, Number 4.
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  7. Adam Briggle (2008). Real Friends: How the Internet Can Foster Friendship. [REVIEW] Ethics and Information Technology 10 (1):71-79.score: 216.0
  8. Stephen E. Gareau (2004). The Development of Guidelines for Implementing Information Technology to Promote Food Security. Agriculture and Human Values 21 (4):273-285.score: 216.0
    Food insecurity, and its extreme form, hunger, occur whenever the accessibility to an adequate supply of nutritional and safe foods becomes restricted or unpredictable. They are recurring problems in certain regions of the US, as well as in many parts of the world. According to nation-wide surveys conducted by the US Bureau of the Census, between 1996 and 1998 an estimated 9.7% of US households were classified as food insecure (6.2% being food insecure without evidence of hunger, and 3.5% (...)
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  9. Zoe Dowling (2002). Book Review - Internet Communications and Qualitative Research: A Hand Book for Research Online by Chris Mann and Fiona Stewart. [REVIEW] Nursing Inquiry 9 (3):218-218.score: 215.0
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  10. George Lăzăroiu (2009). How Does the Internet Affect People's Sense of Online Community? Linguistic and Philosophical Investigations 8:201-207.score: 215.0
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  11. Sergio Román & Pedro J. Cuestas (2008). The Perceptions of Consumers Regarding Online Retailers' Ethics and Their Relationship with Consumers' General Internet Expertise and Word of Mouth: A Preliminary Analysis. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 83 (4):641 - 656.score: 192.0
    Ethical concerns of Internet users continue to rise. Accordingly, several scholars have called for systematic empirical research to address these issues. This study examines the conceptualization and measurement of consumers' perceptions regarding the ethics of online retailers (CPEOR). Also, this research represents a first step into the analysis of the relationship between CPEOR, consumers' general Internet expertise and reported positive word of mouth (WOM). Results, from a convenience sample of 357 online shoppers, suggest that CPEOR can (...)
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  12. Asako Miura (2007). Can Weblogs Cause the Emergence of Social Intelligence?: Causal Model of Intention to Continue Publishing Weblog in Japan. [REVIEW] AI and Society 22 (2):237-251.score: 192.0
    This research was conducted to examine the psychological profiles of people who publish their weblogs on the Internet and the characteristics of their community. Weblogs can be defined as online sites, not owned by major corporations, which are frequently updated by one or more people. Weblogs provide an opportunity to develop communication through information sharing with other Internet users. Our particular focus is on authors of “informative” weblogs, who have a powerful desire to provide information and (...)
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  13. Adam Briggle (2008). Love on the Internet: A Framework for Understanding Eros Online. Journal of Information, Communication and Ethics in Society 6 (3):216-232.score: 189.0
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  14. David Toews (2009). A Socially-Just Internet: The Digital Divide, Cybercultural Agency, and Human Capabilities. Studies in Social Justice 2 (1):67-78.score: 171.0
    This article argues that while modes of scholarship stressing structural insights into the digital divide and ethnographic insights into online communities each give us important information about current uses of the internet, for the sake of a unified social justice principle it is necessary to interpret these forms of knowledge in terms of what could be. Marx’s formula ‘the development of each as a condition for the development of all’ is put forward as the principle of a socially-just (...)
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  15. Hyun-Hee Heo & Min-Sun Kim (2013). The Effects of Multiculturalism and Mechanistic Disdain for Robots in Human-to-Robot Communication Scenarios. Interaction Studies 14 (1):81-106.score: 170.0
    This study investigates the effects of cultural orientation and the degree of disdain for robots on the preferred conversational styles in human-to-robot interactions. 203 participants self-reported on questionnaires through a computer-based online survey. The two requesting situations were intended to simulate the participants' interactions with humanoid social robots through an Internet video-phone medium of communication. Structural equation modeling was performed to examine the mediating role of mechanistic disdain between multicultural orientation and conversational constraints. The findings reveal that (...)
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  16. Željko Mančić (2012). Deliberative Democracy and the Internet: Could Online Deliberative Democracy Replace Classical Democracy. Filozofija I Društvo 23 (2):168-186.score: 168.0
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  17. Kristel Wouters, Jeroen Maesschalck, Carel Fw Peeters & Marijke Roosen (2013). Methodological Issues in the Design of Online Surveys for Measuring Unethical Work Behavior: Recommendations on the Basis of a Split-Ballot Experiment. Journal of Business Ethics 120 (2):1-15.score: 162.0
    In recent years, there has been an increasing interest in unethical work behavior. Several types of survey instruments to collect information about unethical work behavior are available. Nevertheless, to date little attention has been paid to design issues of those surveys. There are, however, several important problems that may influence reliability and validity of questionnaire data on the topic, such as social desirability bias. This paper addresses two important issues in the design of online surveys on unethical (...)
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  18. Saskia Polder-Verkiel (2012). Online Responsibility: Bad Samaritanism and the Influence of Internet Mediation. Science and Engineering Ethics 18 (1):117-141.score: 156.0
    In 2008 a young man committed suicide while his webcam was running. 1,500 people apparently watched as the young man lay dying: when people finally made an effort to call the police, it was too late. This closely resembles the case of Kitty Genovese in 1964, where 39 neighbours supposedly watched an attacker assault and did not call until it was too late. This paper examines the role of internet mediation in cases where people may or may not have (...)
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  19. Sergio Román (2010). Relational Consequences of Perceived Deception in Online Shopping: The Moderating Roles of Type of Product, Consumer's Attitude Toward the Internet and Consumer's Demographics. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 95 (3):373 - 391.score: 156.0
    This study investigates the negative influence of consumer's perceptions of online retailer's deceptive practices (perceived deception) on consumer's relational variables (satisfaction and loyalty intentions to the online retailer). Also, the moderating role of product type (goods versus services), consumer's attitude toward the Internet, and consumer's demographics in the deception-relational outcomes link is considered. Data from 398 online consumers revealed that satisfaction totally mediated the influence of deception on loyalty. Furthermore, the deception-satisfaction link was moderated by all (...)
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  20. Christine A. James (2011). Communication in Online Fan Communities: The Ethics of Intimate Strangers. Empedocles 2 (2):279-289.score: 150.0
    Dan O’Brien gives an excellent analysis of testimonial knowledge transmission in his article ‘Communication Between Friends’ (2009) noting that the reliability of the speaker is a concern in both externalist and internalist theories of knowledge. O’Brien focuses on the belief states of Hearers (H) in cases where the reliability of the Speaker (S) is known via ‘intimate trust’, a special case pertaining to friendships with a track record of reliable or unreliable reports. This article considers the notion of ‘intimate (...)
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  21. David J. Schaefer & Brenda Dervin (2009). From the Dialogic to the Contemplative: A Conceptual and Empirical Rethinking of Online Communication Outcomes as Verbing Micro-Practices. [REVIEW] Ethics and Information Technology 11 (4):265-278.score: 144.0
    Traditional approaches to studying communication in public spheres draw upon a product or outcome orientation that has prevented researchers from theorizing more specifically about how communication behaviors either inhibit or facilitate dialogic processes. Additionally, researchers typically emphasize consensus as a preferred outcome. Drawing upon a methodology explicitly developed to study communicating using a verb-oriented framework, we analyzed 1,360 postings from online pedagogical discussions. Our analysis focused on verbing micro-practices, the dynamic communicative actions through which participants make and (...)
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  22. Paul van den Hoven (2011). Marcin Lewinski: Internet Political Discussion Forums as an Argumentative Activity Type. A Pragma-Dialectical Analysis of Online Forms of Strategic Manoeuvring in Reacting Critically. Argumentation 25 (2):255-259.score: 144.0
    Marcin Lewinski: Internet Political Discussion Forums as an Argumentative Activity Type. A Pragma-dialectical Analysis of Online Forms of Strategic Manoeuvring in Reacting Critically Content Type Journal Article Pages 255-259 DOI 10.1007/s10503-011-9201-3 Authors Paul van den Hoven, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands Journal Argumentation Online ISSN 1572-8374 Print ISSN 0920-427X Journal Volume Volume 25 Journal Issue Volume 25, Number 2.
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  23. Hyoungkoo Khang, Eyun-Jung Ki, In-Kon Park & Seon-Gi Baek (2012). Exploring Antecedents of Attitude and Intention Toward Internet Piracy Among College Students in South Korea. Asian Journal of Business Ethics 1 (2):177 - 194.score: 144.0
    Abstracts This study aims to examine the predictors of attitude and intentions toward Internet piracy in South Korea. Also, it intends to suggest a model of Internet piracy demonstrating the casual effects of factors of individual attitude and intentions toward Internet piracy. The results demonstrated that moral obligations and subjective norms are significant predictors of an individual’s attitude toward Internet piracy. Moreover, three factors—moral obligation, perceived behavioral control, and attitude—are essential antecedents of an individual’s intention to (...)
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  24. David S. Oderberg (2012). Disembodied Communication and Religious Experience: The Online Model. Philosophy and Technology 25 (3):381-397.score: 144.0
    Abstract The idea of disembodied communication has received widespread discussion in the context of the various kinds of online interaction. Electronic mail is probably the purest form of text-based communication where interlocutors are present in mind rather than body. I argue that this online model provides a way of understanding and defending the possibility of a certain kind of public religious experience, contra the many critics of the very coherence of genuine religious experience. I introduce the (...)
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  25. Peter Øhrstrøm & Johan Dyhrberg (2007). Ethical Problems Inherent in Psychological Research Based on Internet Communication as Stored Information. Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics 28 (3):221-241.score: 144.0
    This paper deals with certain ethical problems inherent in psychological research based on internet communication as stored information. Section 1 contains an analysis of research on Internet debates. In particular, it takes into account a famous example of deception for psychology research purposes. In section 2, the focus is on research on personal data in texts published on the Internet. Section 3 includes an attempt to formulate some ethical principles and guidelines, which should be regarded as (...)
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  26. Coye Cheshire, Judd Antin, Karen S. Cook & Elizabeth Churchill (2010). General and Familiar Trust in Websites. Knowledge, Technology and Policy 23 (3-4):311-331.score: 142.0
    When people rely on the web to gather and distribute information, they can build a sense of trust in the websites with which they interact. Understanding the correlates of trust in most websites (general website trust) and trust in websites that one frequently visits (familiar website trust) is crucial for constructing better models of risk perception and online behavior. We conducted an online survey of active Internet users and examined the associations between the two types of web (...)
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  27. Andrea J. Baker (2009). Mick or Keith: Blended Identity of Online Rock Fans. [REVIEW] Identity in the Information Society 2 (1):7-21.score: 137.0
    This paper discusses the “blended identity” of online rock fans to show that the standard dichotomy between anonymous and real life personas is an inadequate description of self-presentation in online communities. Using data from an ethnographic, exploratory study of an online community and comparison groups including interviews, an online questionnaire, fan discussion boards, and participant/observation, the research analyzes fan identity online and then offline. Rolling Stones fans often adopt names that illustrate their allegiance to the (...)
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  28. Duncan Langford (1996). Ethics and the Internet: Appropriate Behavior in Electronic Communication. Ethics and Behavior 6 (2):91 – 106.score: 132.0
    The creation of global computer networks has given individuals the ability to communicate directly with each other, linking across national and international boundaries as easily as across the street. Global publication is surprisingly easy; this means, for example, that views that may be abhorrent to large numbers of individuals can be propagated and automatically distributed. Material such as pornography is, potentially, freely available everywhere. However, despite the wishes of politicians and others, it is technically and realistically impossible to censor or (...)
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  29. Boxu Yang (2008). NPOs in China: Some Issues Concerning Internet Communication. Knowledge, Technology and Policy 21 (1):37-42.score: 132.0
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  30. Tomas Lipinski (2006). Emerging Tort Issues in the Collection and Dissemination of Internet-Based Research Data. Journal of Information Ethics 15 (2):55-81.score: 130.5
    This article examines the possible basis for legal liability of researchers who use the Internet in the collection of research data. In particular, it examines the potential legal issues associated with the protocols of ethnographers who use listserv, discussion board, blog, chat room and other sorts of web or Internet-based postings as the source of their data. The author assumes that the forum for participation is legitimate, in that the list, board, blog, chat, etc. is not created or (...)
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  31. Hiroaki Morio & Christopher Buchholz (2009). How Anonymous Are You Online? Examining Online Social Behaviors From a Cross-Cultural Perspective. AI and Society 23 (2):297-307.score: 126.0
    Communication on the Internet is often described as “anonymous”, yet the usage of the term is often confusing, even in academia. Three levels of anonymity, visual anonymity, dissociation of real and online identities, and lack of identifiability, are thought to have different effects on various components of interpersonal motivation. Specifically, we propose that cross-cultural differences in interpersonal motivation (autonomy vs. affiliation) are illustrated by choices individuals make when deciding whether or not to remain anonymous while communicating (...). Autonomy is often valued in Western societies, whereas Eastern societies tend to emphasize affiliation, suggesting that individuals in Western societies will gravitate toward online communities that allow lower levels of anonymity, while individuals in Eastern societies will be more likely to seek out online communities that promote higher levels of anonymity. The research presented in this article supports this notion, suggesting that we need to consider cultural differences when designing online communication systems and other communications technologies. (shrink)
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  32. Norman E. Bowie & Karim Jamal (2006). Privacy Rights on the Internet: Self-Regulation or Government Regulation? Business Ethics Quarterly 16 (3):323-342.score: 126.0
    Abstract: Consumer surveys indicate that concerns about privacy are a principal factor discouraging consumers from shopping online. The key public policy issue regarding privacy is whether the US should follow its current self-regulation course (where the FTC encourages websites to obtain private “privacy web-seals”), or whether a European style formal legal regulation approach should be adopted in the US. We conclude that the use of assurance seals has worked reasonably well and websites should be free to decide whether (...)
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  33. Jon Richard, James L. Werth & James R. Rogers (2000). Rational and Assisted Suicidal Communication on the Internet: A Case Example and Discussion of Ethical and Practice Issues. Ethics and Behavior 10 (3):215 – 238.score: 126.0
    The development of ethical and practice guidelines related to mental health service on the Internet has lagged behind the movement of practitioners into this area. Even for clinicians who are not offering services on the Web, the Internet has led to confusion and concern about proper roles and responsibilities. This article discusses an actual experience we had with a self-described rationally suicidal man with multiple sclerosis (MS). After presenting some background on MS, we report initial interactions with the (...)
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  34. Arthur R. Derse & Tracy E. Miller (2008). Net Effect: Professional and Ethical Challenges of Medicine Online. Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics 17 (04):453-464.score: 126.0
    From computerized medical records to databases of pharmacological interactions and automated provisional EKG readings, the emergence of information technology has significantly altered the practice of medicine. Information technology has been widely used to enhance diagnosis and treatment and to improve communication between providers. The advent of the Internet also brings far-reaching implications for patient–physician communication, challenging physicians, patients, and policymakers to consider its impact on the delivery of medical care and the therapeutic relationship. A new set of (...)
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  35. Janelle Caruana (2013). The Effect of Online News Delivery Platform on Elements in the Communication Process: An Experimental Investigation. Journal of Information, Communication and Ethics in Society 11 (4):233-244.score: 126.0
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  36. Farid Shirazi (2010). The Emancipatory Role of Information and Communication Technology: A Case Study of Internet Content Filtering Within Iran. Journal of Information, Communication and Ethics in Society 8 (1):57-84.score: 126.0
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  37. Brian T. Prosser & Andrew Ward (2000). Kierkegaard and the Internet: Existential Reflections on Education and Community. [REVIEW] Ethics and Information Technology 2 (3):167-180.score: 120.0
    If the rhetorical and economic investment of educators, policy makersand the popular press in the United States is any indication, thenunbridled enthusiasm for the introduction of computer mediatedcommunication (CMC) into the educational process is wide-spread.In large part this enthusiasm is rooted in the hope that throughthe use of Internet-based CMC we may create an expanded communityof learners and educators not principally bounded by physicalgeography. The purpose of this paper is to reflect critically uponwhether students and teachers are truly linked (...)
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  38. Charles Ess (2012). At the Intersections Between Internet Studies and Philosophy: “Who Am I Online?”. Philosophy and Technology 25 (3):275-284.score: 120.0
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  39. Thammakit Thammo (2009). The Internet in Thailand: An Alternative Means of Communication. Knowledge, Technology and Policy 22 (2):125-131.score: 120.0
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  40. Craig Wilson (2005). Internet Privacy for Sale. A Viable Option When Legislation, Litigation, and Business Self-Regulation Are Ineffective in Curbing the Abuses of Online Consumers' Privacy. Journal of Information Ethics 14 (1):29-43.score: 120.0
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  41. Ronald de Sousa (2004). Aaron Ben-Ze'ev, Love Online: Emotions on the Internet Reviewed By. Philosophy in Review 24 (5):311-313.score: 120.0
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  42. Martin Anduschus (1996). Pro und Kontra-Internet und kommerzielle Online-Dienste. Cogito 2 (96):26-29.score: 120.0
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  43. Olivier Arifon (2009). 2008 En Chine: Une Année d'Évolution Dans Les Pratiques de Communication : Société Civile Et Internet En Chine Et Asie Orientale. Hermes 55:57.score: 120.0
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  44. Anis Jacques (forthcoming). Internet, communication et langue française. Hermes.score: 120.0
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  45. Mike Sandbothe (1999). Media Temporalities of the Internet: Philosophies of Time and Media in Derrida and Rorty. AI and Society 13 (4):421-434.score: 107.0
    My considerations are organised into four sections. The first section provides a survey of some significant developments that determine contemporary philosophical discussion on the subject of ‘time’. In the second section, I show how the question of time and the issue of media are linked with one another in the views of two influential contemporary philosophers: Jacques Derrida and Richard Rorty. Finally, in the third section, the temporal implications of cultural practices which are developing in the new medium of the (...)
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  46. Raffaele Rodogno (2012). Personal Identity Online. Philosophy and Technology 25 (3):309-328.score: 102.0
    Philosophers concerned with the question of personal identity have typically been asking the so-called re-identification question: what are the conditions under which a person at one point in time is properly re-identified at another point in time? This is a rather technical question. In our everyday interactions, however, we do raise a number of personal identity questions that are quite distinct from it. In order to explore the variety of ways in which the Internet may affect personal identity, I (...)
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  47. Dag Elgesem (2002). What is Special About the Ethical Issues in Online Research? Ethics and Information Technology 4 (3):195-203.score: 102.0
    In the analysis of the ethicalproblems of online research, there is much tobe learned from the work that has already beendone on research ethics in the socialsciences and the humanities. I discuss thestructure of norms in the Norwegian ethicalguidelines for research in the social scienceswith respect to their relevance for the ethicalissues of Internet research. A four-stepprocedure for the ethical evaluation ofresearch is suggested. I argue that eventhough, at one level, the problems of onlineresearch are very similar (...)
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  48. Heather A. Kitchin (2003). The Tri-Council Policy Statement and Research in Cyberspace: Research Ethics, the Internet, and Revising a 'Living Document'. [REVIEW] Journal of Academic Ethics 1 (4):397-418.score: 102.0
    Increasingly, the Internet is proving to be an important research tool. Today, cyberspace affords researchers easy access to traditionally difficult to reach populations, a host of virtual communities, and a wealth of data created through computer-mediated-communication. This newfound research frontier brings with it, however, a multiplicity of ethical concerns, including: (1) whether the Internet constitutes a private or public space; (2) whether the human subject paradigm is appropriate when considering the ethics of Internet research; and (3) (...)
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  49. Alex Nikitkov & Darlene Bay (2008). Online Auction Fraud: Ethical Perspective. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 79 (3):235 - 244.score: 102.0
    Internet fraud is an issue that increasingly concerns regulators, consumers, firms, and business ethics researchers. In this article, we examine one common form of internet fraud, the practice of shill bidding (when a seller in an auction enters a bid on his or her own item). The significant incidence of shill bidding on eBay (in spite of the fact that it is illegal just as it is in live auctions) exemplifies the current ineffectiveness of regulatory means as well (...)
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  50. Charles M. Ess (2010). Trust and New Communication Technologies: Vicious Circles, Virtuous Circles, Possible Futures. [REVIEW] Knowledge, Technology and Policy 23 (3-4):287-305.score: 102.0
    I approach the philosophical analyses of the phenomenon of trust vis-à-vis online communication beginning with an overview from within the framework of computer-mediated communication (CMC) of concerns and paradigmatic failures of trust in the history of online communication. I turn to the more directly philosophical analyses of trust online by first offering an introductory taxonomy of diverse accounts of trust that have emerged over the past decade or so. In the face of important objections (...)
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