Markkula Center of Applied Ethics

Technology Ethics Articles

The Markkula Center for Applied Ethics offers articles, cases, and other material on a variety of topics in both information technology and ethics, and biotechnology and ethics. Original research, transcripts of presentations, and commentary by staff, scholars, and participants are available. Resources can be accessed by using these category links or, for more specific subjects, by using the site search feature above.

Information Technology and Ethics

The Internet: search engines, filtering, pornography, access, etc.

Databases: data mining, privacy, security, etc.

Communication: e-mail, social networking, monitoring, etc.

Gaming: regulation, violence, addiction, gender stereotyping, educational games, etc.

The IT Industry: intellectual property, e-waste, software piracy, etc.

Biotechnology Ethics

Genetics: genetic testing, genetically modified organisms and food, etc.

Cloning: stem cells, human cloning, etc.

General Biotechnology Ethics: neuroethics, politics and science, xenotransplantation, etc.

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