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Towards a theory of privacy in the information age
  • J. Moor
  • Sociology, Computer Science
  • CSOC
  • 1 September 1997
TLDR
The greasing of information makes information so easy to access that it can be used again and again and is more accessible over a longer period of time than ever before. Expand
WHAT IS COMPUTER ETHICS
A Proposed Definition Computers are special technology and they raise some special ethical issues. In this essay I will discuss what makes computers different from other technology and how thisExpand
The Nature, Importance, and Difficulty of Machine Ethics
  • J. Moor
  • Computer Science
  • IEEE Intelligent Systems
  • 1 July 2006
TLDR
Computer scientists and engineers must examine the possibilities for machine ethics because, knowingly or not, they've already engaged in some form of it. Expand
Why We Need Better Ethics for Emerging Technologies
  • J. Moor
  • Sociology
  • Ethics and Information Technology
  • 1 September 2005
Technological revolutions are dissected into three stages: the introduction stage, the permeation stage, and the power stage. The information revolution is a primary example of this tripartite model.Expand
What is computer ethics
The digital phoenix : how computers are changing philosophy
Introduction: How Computers are Changing Philosophy: Terrell Ward Bynum (Southern Connecticut State University) and James H. Moor (Dartmouth College). Part I: The Impact of Computing on PhilosophicalExpand
Just consequentialism and computing
  • J. Moor
  • Computer Science
  • Ethics and Information Technology
  • 2004
TLDR
The proposed theory of just consequentialism emphasizes consequences of policies within the constraints of justice, which makes it a practical and theoretically sound approach to ethical problems of computer and information ethics. Expand
Three Myths of Computer Science
  • J. Moor
  • Computer Science
  • The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science
  • 1 September 1978
TLDR
A basic concept of computer science is discussed-the concept of a computer program-and three related distinctions ofComputer science-software vs. hardware, digital vs. analogue, and model vs. theory are discussed. Expand
The ethics of privacy protection
The concept of privacy is a widely accepted legal and moral notion but has uncertain legal and philosophical foundations. Prominent legal accounts, such as the nonintrusion theory and the freedom toExpand
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