Texts suggested by or authored by participants in the Ethics of Data conference (Sept. 15-16, 2014 at Stanford University)
Table of contents of additional readings
Authors: Anne Bowser, Andrea Wiggins, Lea Shanley, Jennifer Preece, Sandra Henderson
January-February 2014, interactions.acm.org
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Authors: Omer Tene and Jules Polonetsky
16 Yale J.L. & Tech. 59 (2013)There seem to be several categories of corporate behavior that customers and commentators have begun to lable "creepy" for lack of a better word. These behaviors rarely breach any of the recognized principles of privacy and data protection law... Creepy behavior pushes against traditional social norms; in others, it exposes a rift between the norms of engineers and marketing professionals and those of the public at large; and in yet others, social norms have yet to evolve to mediate a novel situation.
Authors: Lea. A. Shanley, Ryan Burns, Zachary Bastian, and Edward S. Robson
October 2013, Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing...the geospatial and remote sensing fields are experiencing another wave of significant technological, institutional, and social change.
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Authors: Data & Society Reserach Institute, datasociety.net
March 17, 2014, New York, NYAccountability is fundamentally about checks and balances to power... But in a world of data and algorithms, accountability is often murky.
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Authors: Danah Boyd, Kate Crawford
September 21, 2011, Oxford Internet Institute, "A Decade in Internet Time: Symposium on the Dynamics of the Internet and Society"The current ecosystem around Big Data creates a new kind of digital divide: the Big Data rich and the Big Data poor.
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Author: Lucy Bernholz
August 04, 2014, Philanthropy 2173 blogHere's the basic question - What are the ethical parameters for civil society organizations using digital information and infrastructure?
Author: Zeynep Tufecki
July 2014, First Monday, Volume 19, Number 7Digital technologies have given rise to a new combination of big data and computational practices which allow for massive, latent data collection and sophisticated computational modeling, increasing the capacity of those with resources and access to use these tools to carry out highly effective, opaque and unaccountable campaigns of persuasion and social engineering in political, civic and commercial spheres.
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Authors: Neil M. Richards and Jonathan King
2014, Wake Forest Law Review
In this paper, we argue that big data, broadly defined, is producing increased powers of institutional awareness and power that require the development of a Big Data Ethics.
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Compiled for the Ethics of Data Conference
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Author: Danielle Keats Citron
University of Maryland School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper
A new concept of technological due process is essential to vindicate the norms underlying last century's procedural protections.
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Authors: Jeff Raderstrong and Katlyn Porter
Prepared for class discussion, George Washington University
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Last upated: August 22, 2014 by Stanford PACS