Tag Archives: Information ethics

Call for Papers: The Digital Future of Education

[Deadline extended to December 31 - details below] Along with Johannes Britz, I am co-editing a special issue of the International Review of Information Ethics on the topic of “The Digital Future of Education”. The full call for papers is below, and available here. Abstract submission deadline is November 1, 2013. International Review of Information Ethics The Digital […]

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International Symposium on Internet Ethics presentation: "Internet Ethics Issues and Action in the United States"

Next week I will be a featured speaker at the first “International Symposium on Internet Ethics” hosted by the Korea Internet & Security Agency (KISA) and Korea Society of Internet Ethics (KSIE). Alongside other international representatives, I will be presenting a talk on “Internet Ethics Issues and Action in the United States,” where I outline […]

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Special Issue of International Review of Information Ethics on "Ethics of Secrecy"

I’m pleased to announce that the special issue on the topic of “Ethics of Secrecy”, that I co-edited with Daniel Nagel and Matthias Rath, has been published by the International Review of Information Ethics. Here is the table of contents, and the articles are available (open access!) here. Vol. 17 (07/2012) Daniel Nagel, Matthias Rath, […]

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Librarians: Please contribute to a new survey about librarians and privacy

With generous support from the Open Society Foundation, I’ve been working with the American Library Association Office for Intellectual Freedom to help assess privacy attitudes and practices of librarians and related information professionals, and we just launched our first survey for librarians.

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Call for papers: Ethics of Secrecy

Along with Daniel Nagel and Matthias Rath, I am co-editing a special issue of the International Review of Information Ethics on the topic of “Ethics of Secrecy”. The full call for papers is below, and available here. Abstract submission deadline is January 15, 2012. Ethics of Secrecy Call for Papers for Vol. 17 (07/2012) Deadline […]

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Extending Search for Information Policy/Ethics Faculty Position at UW-Milwaukee School of Information Studies

The School of Information Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is extending its search for a new faculty member (open rank) with a specialty in information policy & ethics. Applicants should have a strong background in information policy, including, but not limited to, ethical, cultural, technological or political issues as they relate to the information professions, systems, and infrastructures that make up our global information society.

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Promoting Ethical Literacy in Youth

I am currently in New Orleans for the American Library Association Annual Conference and Exhibition, where I will be speaking on the program “Promoting Ethical Literacy in Youth: How Librarians Can Partner with Parents and Teachers”, hosted by the ALA’s Committee on Professional Ethics and the Office of Intellectual Freedom. I am lucky to be […]

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In Opposition to Defunding WISCNET and other Internet Connectivity Programs

Last week, the Wisconsin Legislature’s Joint Finance Committee (JFC) passed a budget omnibus motion that affects the entire University of Wisconsin system. Sections 23-26 of the budget measure includes new telecommunication rules that would have extraordinarily negative ramifications, particularly for providing affordable Internet connectivity in support of research collaborations and education at universities, school, libraries […]

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Libraries as Freedom of Information Gazebos

I recently attended the 9th annual Information Ethics Roundtable hosted by the University of Arizona School of Information Resources and Library Science. This year’s theme was “Human Rights as Information Rights,”and featured a great collection of papers. I presented a paper co-written with three of my esteemed colleagues, Johannes Britz, Peter Lor, and Shana Ponelis, […]

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Information Ethics & WikiLeaks (April 14)

If you are in the Milwaukee area and interested in the intersections of information ethics and WikiLeaks, please join me for a discussion on April 14 with the Law Librarians Association of Wisconsin and the Wisconsin Chapter of the Special Libraries Association. Details below: Joint LLAW/SLA Meeting Information Ethics & WikiLeaks When: Thursday, April 14, […]

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