Translating principles into practices of digital ethics: five risks of being unethical

Philosophy and Technology 32 (2):185-193 (2019)
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Modern digital technologies—from web-based services to Artificial Intelligence (AI) solutions—increasingly affect the daily lives of billions of people. Such innovation brings huge opportunities, but also concerns about design, development, and deployment of digital technologies. This article identifies and discusses five clusters of risk in the international debate about digital ethics: ethics shopping; ethics bluewashing; ethics lobbying; ethics dumping; and ethics shirking.

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Luciano Floridi
Oxford University


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