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Advances in Information Ethics

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The versatility and adaptability of information technology offer many potential benefits to society, its organisations and its citizens; but there are also many associated risks. The social and ethical implications of this technology warrant special attention and have resulted in the creation of information ethics as a discrete area complementary to business ethics. Simon Rogerson is Director of the Centre for Computing and Social Responsibility at De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH, UK. (email: and web site

Document Type: Research Article


Affiliations: Centre for Computing and Social Responsibility, De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH;, Email:

Publication date: 1997-04-01

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