Journal of Information, Communication and Ethics in Society: Volume 14 Issue 2


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Gaming the gamer? – The ethics of exploiting psychological research in video games

Johnny Hartz Søraker

The purpose of this paper is to investigate the ethical implications of video game companies employing psychologists and using psychological research in game design.


“Privacy by default” and active “informed consent” by layers: Essential measures to protect ICT users’ privacy

Amaya Noain-Sánchez

The purpose of this paper is to lay out an approach to addressing the problem of privacy protection in the global digital environment based on the importance that information has…


On the ethics of social network research in libraries

Sara Mannheimer, Scott W.H. Young, Doralyn Rossmann

In this paper, faculty librarians at an academic institution explore the ethical dimensions of conducting research with user-generated social networking service (SNS) data. In an…

Investigating consumers’ reluctance to give up local hard drives after adopting the Cloud

Joanne E. McNeish, Anthony Francescucci, Ummaha Hazra

The next phase of hardware technology development is focused on alternative ways to manage and store consumers’ personal content. However, even consumers who have adopted…

Ethics and ICT: Why all the fuss?

Matthew Warren, Richard Lucas

This paper aims to introduce a special section based on papers from Australasian Conference for Information Systems 2014.


Rural and remote communities, technology and mental health recovery

Oliver K. Burmeister, Edwina Marks

This study aims to explore how health informatics can underpin the successful delivery of recovery-orientated healthcare, in rural and remote regions, to achieve better mental…


Trust formation in information systems implementation in developing countries: The role of emancipatory expectations

Ranjan Vaidya

The purpose of this study is to understand the trust formation expectations of stakeholders in the implementation of information and communications technology for development…

The Syrian Electronic Army – a hacktivist group

Matthew Warren, Shona Leitch

The aim of the paper is to assess the hacktivist group called the Syrian Electronic Army and determine what their motivations in terms of ethical and poetical motivations.

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