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Section I. Regulating technology

  1. The fundamental problem of regulating technology (PDF, 175KB)Michael Kirby

Section II. Practitioners’ perspectives

  1. The maturing of a profession (PDF, 145KB)John Ridge
  2. Some ethical imperatives for the computing profession (PDF, 326KB)  - Neville Holmes
  3. The uncertainty of ethics in IT (PDF, 222KB)Mark Haughey

Section III. Professionalism

  1. What is an ICT professional anyway? (PDF, 564KB)Clive Boughton
  2. ICT is not a profession: So what? (PDF, 138KB)John Weckert and Douglas Adeney
  3. Being a good computer professional: The advantages of virtue ethics in computing (PDF, 135KB)  – Richard Volkman
  4. Informed consent in information technology: Improving end user licence agreements (PDF, 3.4MB)Catherine Flick

Section IV. ICT governance

  1. Virtuous IT governance: IT governors can’t be virtuous! (PDF, 910KB)Richard Lucas
  2. The decision disconnect (PDF, 2.3MB)Cecilia Ridgley

Section V. Ethics education

  1. Educating for professionalism in ICT: Is learning ethics professional development? (PDF, 206KB)David Lindley, Brenda Aynsley, Michael Driver, Robert Godfrey, Robert Hart, Glen Heinrich, Bhuvan Unhelkar and Kim Wilkinson
  2. Experiential ethics education for IT professionals (PDF, 3.0MB)Ian Stoodley, Christine Bruce and Sylvia Edwards

Section VI. Codes of ethics

  1. ICT governance and what to do about the toothless tiger(s): Professional organisations and codes of ethics (PDF, 327KB)Don Gotterbarn
  2. Business benefits from keeping codes of ethics up to date (PDF, 166KB)Michael Bowern and Oliver K Burmeister

Section VII. ICT and society

  1. Ethical issues of emerging ICT applications — a Euro-landscape (PDF, 340KB)  – Bernd Carsten Stahl and Simon Rogerson
  2. Ethical issue determination, normativity and contextual blindness: Epistemological studies of the limits of formalism in ethics and their consequences for the theory of governance (PDF, 2.3MB)Philippe Goujon and Catherine Flick