The Ethics Center explores privacy, big data, social media, the "right to be forgotten," cybersecurity, and other issues in internet ethics.
What is Internet Ethics?
The Democracy Project
This collection of essays by scholars and technologists, which developed as a collaboration between the Ethics Center and The Atlantic magazine, traces the impact of technology on democracy and suggests ways in which technology can strengthen democratic practices and institutions.Read More
Commentary on Internet Ethics
Conditioning the morality muscles
What does "training" mean in the ethics context?
A recent collaboration with The Atlantic magazine addresses key issues in technology ethics.
On the ethics of autocomplete suggestions
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