Studying the amateur artist: A perspective on disguising data collected in human subjects research on the Internet

@article{Bruckman2004StudyingTA,
  title={Studying the amateur artist: A perspective on disguising data collected in human subjects research on the Internet},
  author={Amy Bruckman},
  journal={Ethics and Information Technology},
  year={2004},
  volume={4},
  pages={217-231}
}
  • A. Bruckman
  • Published 18 November 2002
  • Sociology
  • Ethics and Information Technology
In the mid-1990s, the Internet rapidly changedfrom a venue used by a small number ofscientists to a popular phenomena affecting allaspects of life in industrialized nations. Scholars from diverse disciplines have taken aninterest in trying to understand the Internetand Internet users. However, as a variety ofresearchers have noted, guidelines for ethicalresearch on human subjects written before theInternet's growth can be difficult to extend toresearch on Internet users.In this paper, I focus… 

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