Information Warfare: A Philosophical Perspective

  title={Information Warfare: A Philosophical Perspective},
  author={Mariarosaria Taddeo},
  journal={Philosophy \& Technology},
This paper focuses on Information Warfare—the warfare characterised by the use of information and communication technologies. This is a fast growing phenomenon, which poses a number of issues ranging from the military use of such technologies to its political and ethical implications. The paper presents a conceptual analysis of this phenomenon with the goal of investigating its nature. Such an analysis is deemed to be necessary in order to lay the groundwork for future investigations into this… Expand
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  • Mariarosaria Taddeo
  • Computer Science, Political Science
  • 2012 4th International Conference on Cyber Conflict (CYCON 2012)
  • 2012
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