publication . Article . 2012

A Cognitive Approach to Ethical Dilemmas Originating from Information Technology Revolution: Some Considerations and Recommendations

Jalal Rahimi; Alireza Isfandyari Moghaddam;
Open Access Persian
  • Published: 01 Mar 2012 Journal: Iranian Journal of Information Processing & Management, volume 27, issue 2, pages 445-459 (issn: 2251-8223, eissn: 2251-8231, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Iranian Research Institute for Information and Technology
Abstract
After the emergence of information technology, occurrence of some ethical problems seems to be inevitable. Due to importance of this topic, the present article, adopting a cognitive approach, aimed to debate some ethical challenges relating to information technology so that via identification of such issues, thinking how they can be eradicated or diminished was stimulated. To do this, it discussed theoretical foundations, offered some evidences and highlighted necessity of considering interoperability between ethics and information technology and their related consequences. Moreover, it examined some ethical dilemmas originating from information technology and f...
Subjects
ACM Computing Classification System: ComputingMilieux_THECOMPUTINGPROFESSION
free text keywords: Ethics, information technology, information technology ethics, ethical dilemmas, lcsh:Bibliography. Library science. Information resources, lcsh:Z
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