A further analysis of the ethics of representation in virtual reality: Multi-user environments

  title={A further analysis of the ethics of representation in virtual reality: Multi-user environments},
  author={Paul J. Ford},
  journal={Ethics and Information Technology},
  • P. Ford
  • Published 11 September 2001
  • Art
  • Ethics and Information Technology
This is a follow-up article toPhilip Brey's ``The ethics of representation andaction in Virtual Reality'' (published in thisjournal in January 1999). Brey's call for moreanalysis of ethical issues of virtual reality(VR) is continued by further analyzing issuesin a specialized domain of VR – namelymulti-user environments. Several elements ofBrey's article are critiqued in order to givemore context and a framework for discussion.Issues surrounding representations ofcharacters in multi-user… 
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