Ohio State University Library Colloquium: “Is Library User Privacy still Paramount in the 2.0 Era?”

I’ve been invited by the Ohio State University Libraries to contribute to an ongoing campus-wide series of Conversations on Morality, Politics, and Society (COMPAS). This year’s theme is “Public/Private“, and I will be presenting today on the topic  “Is Library User Privacy still Paramount in the 2.0 Era?”. Abstract and slides are below. Traditionally, the context of the library brings with it...

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Pitt IRB Presentation: “Research Ethics in the 2.0 Era: New Challenges for Researchers and IRBs”

On Friday October 5, 2012, I will have the great pleasure of presenting my work on “Research Ethics in the 2.0 Era: New Challenges for Researchers and IRBs” for the University of Pittsburgh Institutional Review Board Educational Series. I’ve discussed these issues in smaller disciplinary settings, as well as much larger national meetings of IRBs, but this will be my first time having detailed discussions with a...

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SACHRP Presentation: Research Ethics in the 2.0 Era: Conceptual Gaps for Ethicists, Researchers, IRBs

On Wednesday, July 21, 2010, I will be presenting in front of the Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Human Research Protections (SACHRP), part of the Office for Human Research Protections in the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The committee is convening this week to address pressing issues in human subjects protections, and I’ve been invited by the SACRHP Chair to discuss emerging ethical issues with...

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The Internet as Playground and Factory: A Conference on Digital Labor

When I edited a special volume of First Monday on “Critical Perspectives of Web 2.0” I was lucky to have included a contribution by Trebor Scholz, which made an already good collection of papers even better. Scholz’s article, “Market Ideology and the Myths of Web 2.0“, argued that the very notion of “Web 2.0″ represents not a unique socio–technological advance in the World Wide Web, but rather...

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NSF Grant: Internet Research and Ethics 2.0

Congratulations to Elizabeth Buchanan and Charles Ess for being awarded an NSF grant to create a much-needed repository and advisory board to address the challenges that emerging Internet and Web 2.0 platforms are placing on research ethics. I’m thrilled to be among the senior personnel on this grant, and look forward to the collaboration and results. [Note: The Internet Research Ethics Digital Library, Resource Center, and...

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