Digital ethics

  • Consideration and judgement of what you should do
  • Benefactor – do good
  • No malice – do no harm
  • Autonomy – individual control
  • Justice – fairness of outcomes

The major themes in digital ethics are privacy and confidentiality. Though also surveillance, with worries of a big brother society.

Autonomy – To what extent are individuals in control of their data

Fairness – How can we protect against unjust outcomes

Impacts on society – How do we ensure that the benefits are felt across data groups