Personal Information Ethics

Personal Information Ethics

Sabah S. Al-Fedaghi (Kuwait University, Kuwait)
Copyright: © 2007 |Pages: 7
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-987-8.ch076


Beginning with information ethics that is based on the machine-independent concept of information recognized to have an intrinsic moral value, personal information ethics (PIE) goes further by conferring moral value on personal information itself. PIE gives moral consideration to the well-being of any personal information based on the moral concern for the welfare of its proprietor.

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