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Internet Ethics

The Internet permeates our lives. We use it to access a vast storehouse of knowledge or to turn on our porch lights. It has given us new communications platforms and new ability to collect, store, and analyze information.

In the process, the Internet has raised a host of ethical dilemmas around privacy, the use of big data, the digital divide, the right to be forgotten, and many other topics. Athe the Ethics Center, we apply a framework of tested ethical approaches to issues arising from innovation.  From our work with technology leaders, engineers, educators, and students on these issues, we have generated a set of articles, cases, and videos that offer practical approaches to Internet ethics.


Views from Silicon Valley Blog

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    Do We "Own" Our Personal Data?

    Is personal data a commodity?

    Is it appropriate to think of personal data as a commodity?

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    BroncoHack 2016

    A hackathon organized by SCU's OMIS Student Network

    The Markkula Center for Applied Ethics was proud to co-sponsor BroncoHack for the second year in a row!


    Internet Ethics in the News

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