This is the first textbook on the central ethical issues of digital media, ranging from computers and the Internet to mobile phones. It is also the first book of its kind to consider these issues from a global perspective, introducing ethical theories from multiple cultures.
Table of Contents
Preface. Foreword by Luciano Floridi. Acknowledgements. Chapter Synopses. 1 Central Issues in the Ethics of Digital Media. 2 Privacy in the Electronic Global Metropolis?. 3 Copying and Distributing via Digital Media: Copyright, Copyleft, Global Perspectives. 4 Citizenship in the Global Metropolis. 5 Still More Ethical Issues: Digital Sex and Games. 6 Digital Media Ethics: Overview, Frameworks, Resources. Glossary. References
Charles Ess is Distinguished Research Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies at Drury University.