Information and Computer Ethics

Journal of Information Ethics 21 (2):17-32 (2012)
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This paper reviews the intriguing history of information and computer ethics. Information ethics began as a branch of applied ethics concerned with the responsible management of information resources, while computer ethics was originally concerned with the training of computer professionals. Thanks to the Internet and the Web, these two fields merged together as access and communications issues became more prominent. In more recent years, responding to the ongoing debate about this discipline's structural foundations, philosophers like Floridi have given information ethics a new meaning by focusing on information's ontological status and the intrinsic worth of all information objects

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Information and Computer Ethics.Richard A. Spinello - 2012 - Journal of Information Ethics 21 (2):17-32.

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