Category Archives: Information Ethics

Musings on Compulsory Social Media Shaming as De Facto Punishment

One of the local television stations regularly posts an ad-bait slideshow on its Facebook timeline that features the mug shots of recently arrested folks in the county jail. The FB post includes a set of eight photos and a link to … Continue reading

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Open Education, Privacy, Technology (A Promissory Note)

This month has, so far, not been especially time-friendly for me. I have so many things to do, so many things to think about…argh! No time to post! I really, really want to write about the amazing discussion going on at … Continue reading

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Ginger’s Narcissistic One-Body Book Club Presents: What Information Wants

Read on its own, Cory Doctorow’s Information Doesn’t Want to Be Free: Laws for the Internet Age (McSweeney’s, 2014) is naturally of a piece with arguments that its author has been making for years concerning copyright, creative work, and the realm … Continue reading

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