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The Ethics of Cyberspace / Edition 1

The Ethics of Cyberspace / Edition 1

by Cees Hamelink
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761966692

ISBN-13: 9780761966692

Pub. Date: 03/08/2001

Publisher: SAGE Publications

In this book, Cees J Hamelink proposes an answer to - how should democratic societies organize cyberspace? - that puts human-rights, rather than profit, at the top of the agenda. He argues that conventional ethical approaches are all seriously flawed. There is a growing volume of moral rules, netiquettes and codes of conduct, but they are of little help in solving

Overview

In this book, Cees J Hamelink proposes an answer to - how should democratic societies organize cyberspace? - that puts human-rights, rather than profit, at the top of the agenda. He argues that conventional ethical approaches are all seriously flawed. There is a growing volume of moral rules, netiquettes and codes of conduct, but they are of little help in solving the moral dilemmas raised by the new technologies. In this book the author analyzes the inadeqacies of current global governance policies and structures that underpin them, and argues for standards which put justice, human security and freedom first.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761966692
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
03/08/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.46(d)

Table of Contents

Why Be Moral about Technology?
Prometheus in Cyberspace
Good Governance in Cyberspace
Distributive Justice in Cyberspace
Human Security in Cyberspace
Freedom of Speech in Cyberspace
Socrates in Cyberspace

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