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  1.  6
    Consumer Protection and Electronic Commerce in the Sultanate of Oman.Rakesh Belwal, Rahima Al Shibli & Shweta Belwal - 2021 - Journal of Information, Communication and Ethics in Society 19 (1):38-60.
    Purpose Within a larger mandate of reviewing the key global trends concerning consumer protection in the electronic commerce literature, this study aims to study the legal framework concerning e-commerce and consumer protection in the Sultanate of Oman and to analyse the current regulations concerning e-commerce and consumer protection. Design/methodology/approach This study followed the normative legal research approach and resorted to the desk research process to facilitate content analysis of literature containing consumer protection legislation and regulatory provisions in Oman in particular (...)
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    Adopting Social Media as an Information System – a Case Study of an Internet Service Company in Abuja, Nigeria.Otobong Inieke & Babatunde Mustapha Raimi-Lawal - 2021 - Journal of Information, Communication and Ethics in Society 19 (1):163-179.
    Purpose In considering the ubiquity of information systems and the increasingly important role served in modern business and service delivery, social media if properly leveraged gives potential competitive advantage to a company in its respective industry. With Paramount Web Nigeria Ltd. as a case study, this paper aims to focus on the important aspects of adopting social media as an IS such as data privacy principles and the role of social media in the context of a small internet service company. (...)
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    Safe Online Ethical Code for and by the “Net Generation”: Themes Emerging From School Students’ Wisdom of the Crowd.Amit Lavie Dinur, Matan Aharoni & Yuval Karniel - 2021 - Journal of Information, Communication and Ethics in Society 19 (1):129-145.
    Purpose Children are becoming heavy users of communication and information technologies from an early age. These technologies carry risks to which children may be exposed. In collaboration with the Israel Ministry of Education, the authors launched a week-long safe online awareness program for school children in 257 elementary and middle schools in Israel. Each class independently composed a safe and ethical code of online behavior following two classroom debate sessions. The purpose of this study was to analyze these codes and (...)
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    The Long-Term Effects of Digital Literacy Programs for Disadvantaged Populations: Analyzing Participants’ Perceptions.Azi Lev-On, Nili Steinfeld, Hama Abu-Kishk & Sigal Pearl Naim - 2021 - Journal of Information, Communication and Ethics in Society 19 (1):146-162.
    Purpose This study aims to examine the long-term effects of an Israeli digital literacy government program for disadvantaged populations, as they are perceived by participants of the program one year after completing the course. Design/methodology/approach Participants in the program were interviewed about the effects of participating in the program, their experiences and satisfaction, in retrospect, a year after they completed the program. Findings The main reasons for joining the program included cognitive motivations, mainly interest to become familiar with internet applications, (...)
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    Rogue People: On Adversarial Crowdsourcing in the Context of Cyber Security.Mohammad Moradi & Qi Li - 2021 - Journal of Information, Communication and Ethics in Society 19 (1):87-103.
    Purpose Over the past decade, many research works in various disciplines have benefited from the endless ocean of people and their potentials as an effective problem-solving strategy and computational model. But nothing interesting is ever completely one-sided. Therefore, when it comes to leveraging people's power, as the dark side of crowdsourcing, there are some possible threats that have not been considered as should be, such as recruiting black hat crowdworkers for organizing targeted adversarial intentions. The purpose of this paper is (...)
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    Otherness as a Form of Intersubjective Social Exclusion.Luis M. Romero-Rodriguez, Sabina Civila & Ignacio Aguaded - 2021 - Journal of Information, Communication and Ethics in Society 19 (1):20-37.
    Purpose This study aims to review the theory based on «otherness» as a form of social exclusion and symbolic violence from the constructions of realities of the media, with particular emphasis on the ethics and aesthetics of language and its role in materializing identity differences. Design/methodology/approach A search for specific criteria and boolean algorithms is carried out in Web of Science and Scopus on «otherness» [AND] «social exclusion», to then submit the emerging results to a co-occurrence matrix by citations with (...)
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    Artificial Intelligence Ethics Guidelines for Developers and Users: Clarifying Their Content and Normative Implications.Mark Ryan & Bernd Carsten Stahl - 2021 - Journal of Information, Communication and Ethics in Society 19 (1):61-86.
    Purpose The purpose of this paper is clearly illustrate this convergence and the prescriptive recommendations that such documents entail. There is a significant amount of research into the ethical consequences of artificial intelligence. This is reflected by many outputs across academia, policy and the media. Many of these outputs aim to provide guidance to particular stakeholder groups. It has recently been shown that there is a large degree of convergence in terms of the principles upon which these guidance documents are (...)
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    Ethical Practice in Sharing and Mining Medical Data.Kevin Watson & Dinah M. Payne - 2021 - Journal of Information, Communication and Ethics in Society 19 (1):1-19.
    Purpose The purpose of this paper is to review current practice in sharing and mining medical data revealing benefits, costs and ethical issues. Based on stakeholder perspectives and values, the authors create an ethical code to regulate the sharing and mining of medical information. Design/methodology/approach The framework is based on a review of academic, practitioner and legal research. Findings Owing to the inability of current safeguards to protect consumers from risks related to the disclosure of medical information, the authors develop (...)
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  9. eWOM, What Are We Suspecting? Motivation, Truthfulness or Identity.Xiao Zhang, Yun Wu & Wendy Wang - 2021 - Journal of Information, Communication and Ethics in Society 19 (1):104-128.
    Purpose As fake information has become the norm on the internet, it is important to investigate how skepticism impacts an individual’s attitude toward word-of-mouth. This study examines eWOM skepticism via three dimensions: suspicion of motivation, suspicion of truthfulness and suspicion of identity. It investigates not only which of the three dimensions is more influential in eWOM situations but also the variations and relationships among these three. Furthermore, this study evaluates how an individual’s dispositional trust and perceptions regarding structural assurance can (...)
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  10. New Constitution and Media Freedom in Libya: Journalists’ Perspectives.Miral Sabry AlAshry - 2021 - Journal of Information, Communication and Ethics in Society.
    Purpose The purpose of this study is to investigate Libyan journalists’ perspectives regarding the media laws Articles 37,132, 38 and 46, which address media freedom in the new Libyan Constitution of 2017. Design/methodology/approach Focus group discussions were done with 35 Libyan journalists, 12 of them from the Constitution Committee, while 23 of them reported the update of the constitution in the Libyan Parliament. Findings The results of the study indicated that there were media laws articles that did not conform to (...)
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    Toward a Digital Civil Society: Digital Ethics Through Communication Education.Sophia Kaitatzi-Whitlock - 2021 - Journal of Information, Communication and Ethics in Society.
    Purpose In the face of the enormous rise in digital fraud and criminality, resulting in diverse afflictions to millions of user-victims, emanating from users’ horizontal interactive and transactive exchanges on the internet, but due significantly to internet’s deregulation and anonymity, this study aims to showcase the need for a socially grounded self-regulation. It holds, that this is feasible and that it can be achieved through large scale, comprehensive digital communication education programs. Design/methodology/approach The composite methodology of the study comprises four (...)
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    “Alexa, Define Empowerment”: Voice Assistants at Home, Appropriation and Technoperformances.Olya Kudina & Mark Coeckelbergh - 2021 - Journal of Information, Communication and Ethics in Society.
    Purpose This paper aims to show how the production of meaning is a matter of people interacting with technologies, throughout their appropriation and in co-performances. The researchers rely on the case of household-based voice assistants that endorse speaking as a primary mode of interaction with technologies. By analyzing the ethical significance of voice assistants as co-producers of moral meaning intervening in the material and socio-cultural space of the home, the paper invites their informed and critical use as a form of (...)
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    A Call to Technologists to Ensure That Responsible Outcomes Arise From Their Innovations.Aaditeshwar Seth - 2021 - Journal of Information, Communication and Ethics in Society.
    Purpose The purpose of this paper is to encourage technologists, those who design and manage technology systems, to collectivize and get closely involved in defining the priorities of their organizations, their countries, and the world, so that responsible outcomes can arise from their labour. Design/methodology/approach The author examines this problem from three viewpoints: From a design perspective about what is missing in most design practices to build information systems that undesirable outcomes still happen; from an ethics perspective about how to (...)
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