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Internet Ethics

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?

Irina Raicu, director of Internet Ethics at the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics, explores the role the internet plays in the development of the good life. She addresses privacy, net neutrality, access, big data, and other topics.

The Next Great Experiment

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.

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Commentary on Internet Ethics

    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.

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