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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.


Designing a More Ethical Internet

In what ways can the internet help or hinder our ability to live well?

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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Commentary on 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.

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    Internet Ethics Staff