Journal of Information Ethics, Vol. 9, No. 2 (Fall 2000)


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About the Author(s)

Robert Hauptman is professor emeritus of St. Cloud State University and editor of the Journal of Information Ethics.

Bibliographic Details

Edited by Robert Hauptman
Format: softcover (6 x 9)
Pages: 96
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pISBN: 1110010000092
Imprint: McFarland

Table of Contents

Editorial: Information Loss     3
Publisher’s Comments     4

Current Issues: The Criticality of Information Ethics in Emerging Economies     5

Introduction     8
The Right to Privacy     11
Privacy Enhancing Technologies as a Panacea for Online Privacy Concerns    26
Freedom of Speech, Sexual Harassment, and Internet Filters in Academic Libraries    37
Internet Selection Software and the Acquisition/Removal Distinction     46
The Ethics of Hacktivism     51
The Cyber World of Child Pornography     60
Image Ethics: Security and Manipulation of Digital Images     66
Is There Such a Thing as Gender and Ethnicity of Computing?     72
Ethics, Qualitative Research, and Ethnography in Virtual Space     82

Reviews     88
Web Briefs     93
Article Alerts     95
About the Contributors     96

Book Reviews & Awards

“the only periodical exclusively devoted to all of the issues…. Diverse topics”—Choice; “noteworthy for the currency of its subject…intellectually stimulating…a fine blend of the practical and theoretical…a valuable source”—Library Journal; “points to the need for thoughtful exploration of the place of information (and of librarians) in the good (‘ethical’) life, both at the individual and the social levels”—C&RL News; “interesting and informative”—SRRT Newsletter; “interesting mix of contributors…lengthy book reviews”—American Librarians; “welcome…interesting and thought-provoking…highly recommend it for all libraries”—ALR; “readable…important”—People’s Culture; “courageous”—Sipapu; “some of the sharpest and most stimulating essays on the subject…responds to a very real need in the field. …excellent coverage of this difficult and increasingly complicated subject…a valuable and practical tool”—InfoManage; “thought-provoking columns and articles in a readable style…useful to anyone concerned with information in society. …recommended”—Special Libraries; “strongly recommended”—Journal of Academic Librarianship; “carefully edited…provide[s] readers with full discussions on [the] issues”—Library and Information Science Annual; “well-written pieces by librarians and other scholars. This thought-provoking journal should be required reading for students in library and information science programs and by practitioners and policymakers”—Magazines for Libraries.