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
An Ethics Case Study
China is in the process of developing a "social credit score" for its citizens.
On the ethics of autocomplete suggestions
How technology might serve, rather than hinder, democracy
On democracy and technology: A collaboration between the Ethics Center and The Atlantic.
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