INSTITUTIONS

Research in information ethics is done in universities (see Teaching) as well as in national and international institutions. Intitutions support a variety of initiatives, engaging in different kinds of activities and research for the field. This overview offers a selection of institutions doing research in information ethics and related fields. For further resources, see Publications.

Institutions

 

Professional Societies and Networks in the Field of Information Ethics

 

ANIE: African Network for Information Ethics

 

ACM/SIGCAS: Association for Computing, Special Interest Group on Computers and Society

 

CPSR: Computer Professionals for Social Responsiblity

 

Digital Enlightenment Forum

 

Digital Ethics Lab (Oxford University)

 

GI: Gesellschaft für Informatik, Fachbereich Informatik und Gesellschaft, Fachgruppe Informatik und Ethik.

 

Global Network Initiative

 

Informationsethik.net by Oliver Bendel

 

IACAP: International Association for Computing and Philosophy

 

INSEIT: International Society for Ethics and Information Technology

 

IBR: Internet Bill of Rights

 

Internet und Gesellschaft <Co:llaboratory>

 

Netzpolitik.org

 

The Korea Society of Internet Ethics (KSIE)

 

LiSS: Living in Surveillance Societies (COST Action IS0807)

 

RELEI: Red Latinoamericana de Etica de la Información

 

Responsible Robotics

 

Roboethics info Database

 

Surveillance Studies.org

 

Research Institutions in the Field of Information Ethics

African Centre of Excellence for Information Ethics

 

Alexander von Humboldt Institut für Internet und Gesellschaft

 

Beyond Humanism Network

 

CAEPP: Centre for Applied Ethics and Public Policy, Charles Sturt University, Australia

 

CBIE: Center for Business Information Ethics, Meiji University, Japan

 

CCSR: Centre for Computing and Social Responsibility, De Montfort University, UK

 

Centre for Digital Cultures (CDC), Leu­pha­na Uni­ver­si­ty Lüne­burg, Germany

 

Center for Digital Ethics and Policy, Loyola University Chicago, USA

 

Centre for Internet and Human Rights, European University Viadrina, Frankfurt (Oder)

 

Centre of Excellence for Ethics and Technology: 3TU, The Netherlands

 

CGHR Centre of Governance and Human Rights: ICTs and Human Rights Research Project, University of Cambridge, UK.

 

Institute for Bioethics and Health Policy University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, USA

 

Institute for Ethics & Emergent Technologies

 

CEST: Center for Ethics of Science and Technology, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand

 

IEG: Research Group on the Philosophy of Information, Oxford University, UK

 

The Internet of Things Council

 

IZEW: Interfakultäres Zentrum für Ethik in den Wissenschaften, Universität Tübingen, Germany

 

Netzwerk Medienethik, München, Germany

 

Onlineethics.org The Online Ethics Centre at Case Western Reserve University, USA

 

RCCS: The Research Center on Computing & Society, Southern Connecticut State University, USA

 

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (USA): Center for Information Policy Research, School of Information Studies

 

The Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics (UK)

 

NETMundial Initiative, UNESCO, WSIS

 

NETMundial Initiative

 

UNESCO Information for All Programme (IFAP)

 

UNESCO Observatory on the Information Society

 

UNESCO: Communication and Information

 

WSIS: Official Website of the World Summit on the Information Society

 

 

Other Selected Institutions

 

ALA: American Library Association, Office for Intellectual Freedom

 

AoIR: Association of Internet Researchers

 

APC: The Association for Progressive Communications

 

APPE: The Association for Practical and Professional Ethics

 

ASIST: American Society for Information Science and Technology

 

Berkman: The Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard Law School

 

CDT: Center for Democracy and Technology, Washington D.C., USA

 

Center for Health Policy & Ethics, Creighton University, Omaha, NE, USA

 

CIPR: Center for Information Policy Research, School of Information Studies, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, USA

 

Cybergeography: Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis, University College London, UK

 

Creighton’s Health Care Ethics Resources, Creighton University, USA.

 

DSW: Deutscher Server Wirtschaftsethik, Germany

 

EBEN: European Business Ethics Network

 

EFF: Electronic Frontier Foundation

 

EGE: European Group on Ethics in Science and New Technologies, European Commission

 

ELDIS: Eldis Gateway to Development Information, including Eldis ICT for Development Resource Guide.

EPIC: Electronic Privacy Information Center, USA

 

FFII: Foundation for a Free Information Infrastructure

 

FIFF: Forum InformatikerInnen für Frieden und gesellschaftliche Verantwortung e.V., Germany

 

Forum social mundial

 

Foundations of Information Ethics (FINE), Kyoto, Japan

 

FOIA: Freedom of Information Act, National Institute of Standards and Technology, USA

 

FUNREDES: Fundación Redes y Desarrollo

 

Global Ethics Network (Carnegie Council)

 

globethics.net: A Global Network of Institutions Involved in Applied Ethics

 

IBPE: Institute for Business & Professional Ethics, DePaul University, Chicago, USA

 

ICRAC: International Committee for Robot Arms Control

 

IEEE-ETAP: Experts in Technology and Policy (ETAP) of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

 

IEEE-SSIT: The Society on Social Implications of Technology (SSIT) of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

 

IFIP: International Federation for Information Processing

 

IFJ: International Federation of Journalists

 

IFLA: International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions. Committee on Free Access to Information and Freedom of Expression (FAIFE)

 

Institute of Network Cultures Amsterdam, The Netherlands

 

INSNA: International Network for Social Network Analysis, Carnegie Mellon University, USA

 

Internet Monitor Dashboard

 

ISOC: The Internet Society

 

Joint Research Project on Cultural Ecology, Japan

 

KnowNet Initiative: Knowledge Networking in Developing Countries

 

LCA: Laboratory for the Culture of the Artificial, University of Urbino, Italy

 

Libr.org: Library related websites with social orientation

 

Markkula Center for Applied Ethics, Santa Clara University, USA

 

OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media

 

OEC: Online Ethics Center for Engineering and Science

 

RCSS: Research Center on Computing and Society, Southern Connecticut State University, USA

 

SGR: Scientists for Global Responsibility

 

Societas Ethica

 

SPT: Society for Philosophy and Technology

 

Stanford Law School Center for Internet and Society

 

St. James Ethics Centre, Australia

 

UNRISD United Nations Research Institute for Social Development

 

WIPO: World Intellectual Property Organization

 

W3C-Consortium

 

W3C-WAI: Web Accessibility Initiative

 

Wiki Law

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