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Author:   Christoph Pingel  
Posted: 02.11.2001; 19:07:37
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May 20, 2017

Research in information ethics is done in universities (see Teaching) as well as in national and international institutions. Some of them engage themselves in different kinds of activities. This overview offers a selection of institutions doing research in information ethics and related fields. For other resources See: Publications).

Institutions Sponsoring ICIE

The African Centre of Excellence for Information Ethics , University of Pretoria, South Africa

Augsburg University Professur für Christliche Sozialethik, Germany

Buscher Media Baden-Baden, Germany

Institut für Digitale Ethik Stuttgart Media University, Germany

quiBiq.de Internet-Handels-Plattform, Stuttgart, Germany

VolkswagenStiftung, Germany

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

ZKM Center for Art and Media, Germany

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>


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

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 Ethic

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-WAI: Web Accessibility Initiative

Wiki Law



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