Draft Paper: “But the Data is Already Public”: On the Ethics of Research in Facebook

[UPDATE: The final paper has been published in Ethics and Information Technology]Next week I will be attending the 8th International Conference of Computer Ethics: Philosophical Enquiry in Corfu, Greece, where I will be presenting an early draft of a paper…

Registration Still Open for “Ethics of Information Organization” conference

Just a quick note that registration is still open for the “The Ethics of Information Organization“ conference hosted by the Center for Information Policy Research and the School of Information Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Ethics of Information Organization…

Follow the Library 2.0 Symposium at Yale Law School

I'm attending the Library 2.0 Symposium organized by the Information Society Project at Yale Law School. We're only an hour into the agenda, and it has already been an incredibly provocative and enlightening event. You can follow the Twitter stream…

Library 2.0 Symposium at Yale Law School (April 4)

I'm pleased to announce my involvement in the "Library 2.0 Symposium", hosted by the Yale Information Society Project, to be held on April 4, 2009 at Yale Law School. From the press release: Library 2.0 Symposium to Explore the Future…

CFP: IR.10 Internet: Critical (Milwaukee – 2009)

The Call for Papers for Internet Research 10.0 - Internet: Critical, the 10th annual conference of the Association of Internet Researchers (AoIR), has been released: Call for Papers Internet Research 10.0 - Internet: Critical The 10th Annual International and Interdisciplinary…

CFP: The Ethics of Information Organization

I am pleased to announce that the Center for Information Policy Research and the School of Information Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee are hosting an important conference on "The Ethics of Information Organization". The full CFP is below: The…

Announcing IR.10 Internet:Critical (Milwaukee – 2009)

The 10th annual conference of the Association of Internet Researchers (AoIR) will take place in Milwaukee, Wisconsin from October 7-11, 2009. The conference theme will be "Internet:Critical", providing a space for interdisciplinary researchers to reflect on, describe, interrogate, challenge, and…

De-brief: AoIR IR9.0 Conference in Copenhagen

Over the past few days I have been attending the 9th annual conference of the Association of Internet Researchers (AoIR) in Copenhagen. This year's conference is "Internet Research 9.0 - Rethinking Community, Rethinking Place", and it has been expertly organized…

Conference: Privacy in Social Network Sites

Speaking of privacy on social networking sites, the Dutch 3TU.Centre for Ethics and Technology is holding a 2-day conference later this month on Privacy in Social Network Sites. I know the organizers of this event well, and they are asking…

Archival Ethics with Changing Practices: The Impact of Technology

Reporting again from the SAA conference, I attended an excellent panel this morning on "Archival Ethics with Changing Practices: The Impact of Technology" (program; wiki page), featuring some excellent presentations on the way new information technology is spurring new ethical…