Internet Ethics: Views From Silicon Valley
Commentary by Internet Ethics Program Director Irina Raicu and colleagues
Ambassadors of Privacy, on Data Privacy Day
For Data Privacy Day 2016, we decided to distribute offline cookies in order to raise awareness of the online kind.
January 28 Is "Data Privacy Day"
A brief list of harms that can result from unbridled data collection and use online, followed by a brief list of things you might do to protect yourself.
Codes of Our Own Invention
In a time of new surveillance tools, coded language can protect privacy.
Should Silicon Valley help disrupt ISIS?
The San Bernardino massacre has led to calls for social media companies to take action against violent radical online content.
After the Paris attacks
Cybersecurity experts are arguing, anew, that there is no way to allow selective access to encrypted materials without also providing a way for bad actors to access such materials, too.
Choreographed spontaneity on Twitter
A report that the White House digital media team is developing an "original voice" for President Obama raises questions about the role of the press.
Words fail us.
Metaphors currently used to describe “big data” fail to acknowledge the vast variety of vast datasets that are now being collected and processed.
Snowden in the presidential campaign
Could Edward Snowden have used whistleblower protection statutes?
New toy raises privacy concerns
High tech version of Barbie records children's interactions for parents (and hackers?) to hear.
As the number of people who are downloading ad-blocking software has grown, so has the volume of the debate about the ethics of ad-blocking. Is it theft? A justified defensive measure? An interim step in an ongoing arms race?