Computer Ethics – References

[Alex Reid – 29-Mar-01/16-Apr-02/1-Mar-06/1-Mar-07/28-Jul-11/5-Aug-12/26-Jul-14/24-Jul-15/6-Aug-16]

 

Codes of Ethics:

 

Australian Computer Society Code of Ethics

<https://www.acs.org.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0005/7835/Code-of-Ethics.pdf>

 

Australian Computer Society Code of Professional Conduct Case Studies

<https://www.acs.org.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0004/30964/ACS_Ethics_Case_Studies_v2.1.pdf>

 

Australian Computer Society Code of Professional Conduct

<https://www.acs.org.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0014/4901/Code-of-Professional-Conduct_v2.1.pdf>

 

British Computer Society Code of Conduct

<http://www.bcs.org/category/6030>

 

ACM Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct

<http://www.acm.org/about/code-of-ethics>

 

ACM/IEEE-CS Software Engineering Code of Ethics

<http://www.acm.org/about/se-code/>

 

Books and Key Articles on Ethics:

 

Bynum, Terrel Ward & Rogerson, Simon, eds: Computer Ethics & Professional Responsibility: Introductory Text & Readings, Blackwell, 2004

 

Spinello, Richard A: Ethical Aspects of Information Technology, Prentice Hall, 1995

 

Spinello, Richard A: Case Studies in Information and Computer Ethics, Prentice Hall, 1997

 

Edgar, Stacey L: Morality and Machines: Perspectives on Computer Ethics, Jones and Bartlett Publishers, 2003

 

Moor, James H: Reason, Relativity & Responsibility in Computer Ethics, Computers & Society, v28 n1 March 1998, pp14-21

 

Maner, Walter: Unique Ethical Problems in Information Technology, Science & Engineering Ethics, v2 n2 April 1996, pp137-154

 

Moor, James, H: What is Computer Ethics?, Metaphilosophy, v16 n4, 1985, pp266-275

 

Wiener, Norbert: Some Moral and Technical Consequences of Automation, Science, v131, 1960, pp1355-1358

 

Mason, R, Four Ethical Issues of the Information Age, MIS Quarterly, v10, n1, 1986, pp5-12

 

Burmeister, Oliver K, Applying the ACS Code of Ethics, ACS Information Age, Feb/Mar 2001, pp54-59 [and in the subsequent 3 issues, Apr/May, Jun/Jul, Aug/Sep 2001]

 

Burmeister, Oliver K, Applying the ACS Code of Ethics, Journal of Research and Practice in Information Technology, May 2000, V32, n2, pp107-119

 

Anderson, Ronald, E, Using the New ACM Code of Ethics in Decision Making, Communications of the ACM, Feb 1993, v36, n2, pp98-106

 

Journal of Ethics and Information Technology

<http://www.springer.com/computer/swe/journal/10676>

 

Computers & Society: Quarterly Publication of ACM SIGCAS (Special Interest Group on Computers and Society)

<http://www.sigcas.org/> or <http://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=J198>

 

Johnson, Deborah G & Nissenbaum, Helen, Computer Ethics and Social Values, Prentice Hall, 1995

 

Forester, Tom & Morrison, Perry, Computer Ethics: Cautionary Tales and Ethical Dilemmas in Computing, 2nd edition, MIT Press, 1994

 

Ermann, M David, Williams, Mary B, & Shauf, Michele S (eds), Computers, Ethics, and Society, Oxford University Press, 1997

 

Weckert, John & Adeney, Douglas, Computer and Information Ethics, Greenwood Press, 1997

Willard, Nancy, The Cyberethics Reader, McGraw-Hill, 1997


Koocher, Gerald P, Ethics in Cyberspace, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 1996


Landford, D, Practical Computer Ethics, McGraw-Hill, 1995

 

Bynum, T W (ed), Computers and Ethics, Blackwell, 1985

 

Johnson, D G, Computer Ethics, 2nd edition, Prentice Hall, 1994

Levy, Steven, Hackers, Penguin Books, 1984

 

Stoll, Clifford, The Cuckoo’s Egg: Tracking a Spy Through a Maze of Computer Espionage, Bodley Head, 1990

 

Torvalds, Linus, Himanen, Pekka & Castells, Manuel, The Hacker Ethic, Secker & Warburg, 2001

 

Neumann, Peter G, Computer-Related Risks, ACM Press, 1995

 

Cornwall, Hugo, The Hacker’s Handbook, Century Communications Ltd, 1985

 

Weckert, John (ed), Computer Ethics, Why Bother?, 2nd Australian Institute of Computer Ethics Conference, Canberra, Australia, Sep 2000 [published as Volume 1 of Conferences in Research and Practice in Information Technology], <http://crpit.com/Vol1.html>

 

McFarland, Michael C, Urgency of Ethical Standards Intensifies in Computer Community, IEEE Computer, March 1990, pp77-81 [see also Letters section of June 1990 issue, p6] 1985

 

Tavani, Herman T, The Future of Computers & the Quality of Life: A Computer Ethics Bibliography, Computers and Society, Sep 1996, pp31-37

 

Tavani, Herman T, Metabibliography of Computers, Ethics and Society: An Annotated Bibliography of Bibliographies, Computers and Society, Mar 1997, pp19-21

 

Parnas, David L, Software Aspects of Strategic Defence Initiative, CACM, 1985, v28, n12, p1326

 

Ethics Research Centres:

 

Australian Institute of Computer Ethics

<http://auscomputerethics.com/>

 

The Computer Ethics Institute, Washington, USA

<http://computerethicsinstitute.org>

 

The Ten Commandments of Computer Ethics, Computer Ethics Institute, Washington DC

<http://computerethicsinstitute.org/images/TheTenCommandmentsOfComputerEthics.pdf>

 

Institute for Certification of Computing Professionals

<http://www.iccp.org/>

 

The OnLine Ethics Center for Engineering & Science, at the (US) National Academy of Engineering

<http://onlineethics.org/>

 

Centre for Computing and Social Responsibility, De Montfort University

<http://www.dmu.ac.uk/research/research-faculties-and-institutes/technology/centre-for-computing-and-social-responsibility/ccsr-home.aspx>

 

Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility

<http://cpsr.org/>

 

Software Engineering Ethics Research Institute, East Tennessee State University

<http://seeri.etsu.edu/>

 

Markkula Center for Applied Ethics, Santa Clara University

<https://www.scu.edu/ethics/>

 

ACS Committee on Computer Ethics/Professional Conduct

[currently dormant]

 

IEEE Society on Social Implications of Technology (SSIT) http://ieeessit.org/

 

ACM Special Interest Group on Computers and Society (SIGCAS) http://www.sigcas.org/

 

Other Articles/Websites:

 

Merkel, Robert & Burmeister, Oliver: A Code of Ethics in IT: Just Lip Service or Something with Bite?, The Conversation, 9-Oct-15 http://theconversation.com/a-code-of-ethics-in-it-just-lip-service-or-something-with-bite-32807

 

Kuipers, Benjamin: Towards Morality and Ethics for Robots, AAAI Spring Symposium on Ethical and Moral Considerations in Non-Human Agents, 21-Mar-16 https://web.eecs.umich.edu/~kuipers/research/pubs/Kuipers-sss-16.html

 

Bowern, Mike, Codes of Ethics: The Ethics of Making Robots that can Kill, Information Age, Feb/Mar 2007, p62.

 

McDonald, Craig, Codes of Ethics: Governance, Systems and Responsibility, Information Age, Dec/Jan 2006/2007, p54.

 

Mather, Karen, Codes of Ethics: Protecting Whose Interests?, Information Age, Oct/Nov 2006, p38.

 

Lucs, Richard, Ethics: Why Do We Differ?, Information Age, Aug/Sep 2006, p28.

 

Bowern, Mike, Ethics: Part of Being Professional, Information Age, Jun/Jul 2006, p51.

 

Bowern, Mike, Ethics: Quality Management is Personal, Information Age, Feb/Mar 2006, p62.

 

Bowern, Mike & Weckert, John, Ethics: When a Team Member Embezzles, Information Age, Jun/Jul 2005, p24.

 

Tannenbaum, Robert S, Theoretical Foundations of Multimedia: Some Ethical Concerns, Ubiquity

<http://ubiquity.acm.org/article.cfm?id=347643>

 

Kabay, M E, The Napster Cantata, The K-Files

<http://www.mekabay.com/ethics/napster.htm>

 

Jacobs, Shannon, Sam Spam the Flimflam Man, Ubiquity, ACM

<http://ubiquity.acm.org/article.cfm?id=363118>

 

Secure Digital Music Initiative

<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Secure_Digital_Music_Initiative>

 

SDMI Challenge FAQ, Princeton Group

<http://www.cs.princeton.edu/sip/sdmi/faq.html>

 

Open Source Initiative

<http://www.opensource.org>

 

Raymond, Eric Steven, How To Become A Hacker

<http://www.catb.org/~esr/faqs/hacker-howto.html>

 

Security Concerns of Bluetooth Technology

<http://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/tips/ST05-015>

 

UCITA Alert (27-Mar-06), Software Engineering Ethics Research Institute

<http://seeri.etsu.edu/UCITA/WhitePaper.shtm>

 

CERT & National Cyber Awareness System

<http://www.us-cert.gov/ncas>