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Posts Tagged ‘ethics

The ethics of the online photos of Moammar Gadhafi

October 20, 2011

Gruesome photos of an apparently lifeless Moammar Gadhafi raced around the Internet today as news broadcasters struggled to confirm reports that Libya’s longtime strongman was dead. First came a photograph showing what appeared to be Gadhafi’s bloodied face slumped against a man’s crimson-stained leg, as he was manhandled, dead or dying, among a crowd. A […]

Julian Assange and WikiLeaks incentives for Corporations and Governments to behave ethically

December 28, 2010

The Wikileaks revolution isn’t only about airing secrets and transacting information. It’s about dismantling large organizations—from corporations to government bureaucracies. In a Wikileaks world, the greater the number of people who intimately understand your organization, the more candidates there are for revealing that information to millions of voyeurs. Granted, Julian Assange himself doesn’t purport to […]