PORTIA @ NYU website launched

The PORTIA @ NYU website has launched:PORTIA at NYU focuses on social, political, and ethical aspects of the collection, storage, analysis, and distribution of sensitive information about people.Project Team: Dr. Helen Nissenbaum (director), Timothy Weber, Michael Zimmer, Rachel Aridor, and…

IT Developers Need to Consider Privacy Implications of Systems

Privacy Digest points to this ComputerWeekly.com article reporting a debate among senior representatives from IT user companies, suppliers, government and universities about how IT designers' need to be aware of privacy concerns when designing their systems.IT can have a major…

Graduate Student Workshop: Values in Computer and Information System Design

The website for the Workshop Values in Computer and Information System Design has launched (my design).Graduate Student Workshop: Values in Computer Information System DesignDespite a growing body of research and scholarship dedicated both to theoretical and practical dimensions of this…

Srinija Srinivasan: Perception and Policy at Yahoo!

Srinija Srinivasan, Yahoo's editor-in-chief, presented at the latest Colloquium on Information Technology & Society hosted by the Information Law Institute at the New York University School of Law. Her talk was "Perception and Policy at Yahoo!" and discussed her role…

CEPE 2005: Ethics of New Information Technology

I've been accepted to present at CEPE 2005: Sixth International Conference of Computer Ethics: Philosophical Enquiry hosted by the University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands. The conference theme is "Ethics of New Information Technology": Information technology is currently moving well…

Submission to “Science and Technology in Society” Conference

I've made the following submission to the Science and Technology in Society conference sponsored by the School of Public Policy at George Mason University, The Center for International Science and Technology Policy at George Washington University, the Science and Technology…

Workshop Values in Computer Design and Information System Design

I've been accepted as a Graduate Fellow to the Values in Computer Design and Information System Design workshop hosted by the Center for Science, Technology & Society at Santa Clara University. It should prove to be an ecxellent opportunity to…