The Ethics Center explores privacy, big data, social media, the "right to be forgotten," cybersecurity, and other issues in internet ethics.
Designing a More Ethical Internet
IT, Ethics, and Law Lecture Series
Since 2005, the Ethics Center has collaborated with the SCU High Tech Law Institute to sponsor IT, Ethics, and Law, a series of presentations on topics in information technology. Speakers have included Jonathan Zittrain, co-founder of the Berkman Center for Internet and Society, Craig Newmark, founder of craigslist, and Jane McGonigal, game designer and author.Learn More
Commentary on Internet Ethics
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New research reveals the ways in which informational inequality is created--and sometimes overcome.
What are the really unfair practices?
President Trump and Republican legislators have eliminated what would have been a layer of privacy protection for internet users.
Do we lose something when we stop seeing misdirected ads that aren’t really relevant to our shopping needs?