A group for the discussion of ethical and privacy issues arising from technological innovation, especially related to the Internet and Social Media
How many of you read privacy policies on the web sites you use and visit? By read, I don’t mean skim, I mean really READ. Every sentence, every vowel, every consonant. Chances are, you don’t, and like most people, you’d be rather horrified at the quantity and quality of data being recorded.
Google, for example, records every search, every…[Read more]
Technology hasn’t changed people’s ethics, but it has reduced the cost of unethical behavior. Economic study would predict, rightly so, that because of this decreased cost, unethical behavior would then increase. Conversely however, ethical behavior, such as the use of text messaging for donations, or getting the word out via Twitter when…[Read more]