Making the global information society good: A social justice perspective on the ethical dimensions of the global information society

  title={Making the global information society good: A social justice perspective on the ethical dimensions of the global information society},
  author={Johannes J. Britz},
  journal={J. Assoc. Inf. Sci. Technol.},
  • J. Britz
  • Published 1 May 2008
  • Political Science
  • J. Assoc. Inf. Sci. Technol.
This article discusses social justice as a moral norm that can be used to address the ethical challenges facing us in the global Information Society. The global Information Society is seen as a continuation of relationships which have been altered by the use of modern information and communication technologies (ICTs). Four interrelated characteristics of the global Information Society also are identified. After a brief overview of the main socioethical issues facing the global Information… 
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