International Journal of Technoethics (IJT)
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International Journal of Technoethics (IJT)

Editors-in-Chief: Baha Abu-Shaqra (University of Ottawa, Canada), Steven Umbrello (Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies, University of Turin, Italy) and Rocci Luppicini (University of Ottawa, Canada)
Indexed In: Web of Science Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), SCOPUS, Compendex (Elsevier Engineering Index), PsycINFO® and 10 more indices
Published: Semi-Annually |Established: 2010
ISSN: 1947-3451|EISSN: 1947-346X|DOI: 10.4018/IJT


The International Journal of Technoethics (IJT) advances scholarship on the impact of ethics in technological advances and applications, both in established areas (e.g. computer ethics, engineering ethics, and biotech ethics) and new areas of research (e.g. nanoethics, artificial morality, and neuroethics). As a semi-annual journal that publishes empirical research, theoretical studies, innovative methodologies, practical applications, case studies, and book reviews, IJT provides moral and ethical aspects of technology in society.

Topics Covered

  • Artificial morality
  • Biomedical ethics
  • Biotech ethics
  • Codes of technoethics
  • Communication Ethics
  • Computer ethics
  • Cyber democracy
  • Cyber-bullying
  • Cybercrime and corruption
  • Cyberethics cyber pornography
  • Cyber-stalking
  • Digital Divide
  • Digital property ethics
  • E-business ethics
  • Educational technoethics
  • Engineering Ethics
  • Environmental technoethics
  • Ethics and autonomous agents
  • Ethics and cloning
  • Ethics and e-health
  • Ethics and e-learning
  • Ethics and genetic doping
  • Ethics and genetic programming
  • Ethics and technological systems
  • Ethics and telemedicine
  • Fertilization
  • Historical technoethics
  • Identity theft in vitro
  • Information ethics
  • Internet ethics
  • Inter-organizational technoethics
  • Laws of technoethics
  • Management technoethics
  • Media Ethics
  • Military technoethics
  • Nanoethics
  • Netiquette neuroethics
  • Nuclear ethics
  • Organizational technoethics
  • Privacy
  • Professional technoethics
  • Software piracy
  • Spam
  • Sport technoethics
  • Spyware
  • Technoethical theory
  • Technoethics and art
  • Technoethics and biometrics
  • Technoethics and cognitive studies
  • Technoethics and computer-mediated communication
  • Technoethics and culture
  • Technoethics and decision making
  • Technoethics and design
  • Technoethics and digital governance
  • Technoethics and globalization
  • Technoethics and human computer interaction
  • Technoethics and human rights
  • Technoethics and information systems
  • Technoethics and instructional systems
  • Technoethics and knowledge management
  • Technoethics and law
  • Technoethics and online communities
  • Technoethics and poverty
  • Technoethics and religion
  • Technoethics and science
  • Technoethics and security
  • Technoethics and social theory
  • Technoethics and society
  • Technoethics and technology studies
  • Technoethics and urban studies
  • Technoethics and work
  • Technoethics of war and violence
  • Technology abuse

Mission and Scope

The mission of the International Journal of Technoethics (IJT) is to evolve technological relationships of humans with a focus on ethical implications for human life, social norms and values, education, work, and ecological impacts. This journal provides cutting- edge analysis of designs, developments, impacts, policies, theories, and methodologies related to ethical aspects of technology in society.

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Editor(s)-in-Chief Biography

Rocci Luppicini is the Immediate Past Director (Arts), Tri-Faculty Graduate E-Business Technologies (EBT) Program and an Associate Professor in the Department of Communication at the University of Ottawa, Canada. He is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Technoethics(2010-2020) and a leading expert in Technology Studies (TS) and Technoethics. Main research areas include: Ethical dilemmas with new technology (media ethics, cybercrime, hacking, cyber espionage, cyberbullying), Digital Transformation (digital aesthetics, online communities, technofeminism, social media, e-trust, social responsibility), Identity and Technology (human-computer interaction, e-identity management, human enhancement, post-human society, social robotics, cyberculture), Educational Technology (program planning and development, distance education, blended education, instructional design, technology integration) and Organizational Studies (systems theory, virtual organizations, organizational communications, organizational change, socio-technical change).

Editorial Board

International Advisory Board
Brij Gupta, National Institute of Technology,Kurukshetra, India
Federica Lucivero, University of Oxford, United Kingdom ORCID
Associate Editors
Maurizio Balistreri, University of Turin, Italy
José Galván, Pontifical University Holy Cross, Italy
Deb Gearhart, Ohio University, United States
Pablo Iannone, Central Connecticut State University, United States ORCID
Volha Litvinets, Sorbonne, France
Maria Luce Lupetti, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands ORCID
Lorenzo Magnani, University of Pavia, Italy
Neil Rowe, US Naval Postgraduate School, United States
Martin Ryder, Sun Microsystems, United States
Arthur So, University of Ottawa, Canada
John P. Sullins, Sonoma State University, United States
Editorial Review Board
Terrell Bynum, Southern Connecticut State University, United States
Luciano Cavalcante Siebert, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands ORCID
Marcello Chiaberge, Politecnico di Torino, Italy ORCID
Stephen Clark, The University of Liverpool, United Kingdom
Stephen Clarke, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
Mark Coeckelbergh, University of Vienna, Austria
Karen De Looze, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium
Juan Carlos De Martin, Polytechnic of Turin, Italy ORCID
Kenneth De Ville, East Carolina University, United States
Ron Eglash, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, United States
Patrick Feng, University of Calgary, Canada
Steve Fuller, University of Warwick, United Kingdom
Jai Galliott, Australia
David Gunkel, Northern Illinois University, United States
James Hughes, Trinity College, United States
Mathias Klang, Univeristy of Goteborg, Sweden
David Koepsell, SUNY at Buffalo/ConsenSys Health, United States
Nicola Liberati, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China ORCID
Merlyna Lim, Carleton University, Canada
Sergio Litewka, University of Miami, United States
Gert-Jan Lokhorst, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands
Richard Lucas, University of Canberra, Australia
Christoph Lütge, Technical University of Munich, Germany
Linda MacDonald Glenn, Albany Medical Center, United States
Octavian Machidon, Transilvania University of Brasov, Romania ORCID
Jenn Mackay, Virginia Tech, United States
Miwao Matsumoto, The University of Tokyo, Japan
Bryan Mercurio, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Diane Michelfelder, Macalester College, United States
Carl Mitcham, Colorado School of Mines, United States ORCID
Pippa Norris, Harvard University, United States
Antonio Padovano, University of Calabria, Italy ORCID
Niki Panteli, Royal Holloway, University of London, United Kingdom
Alan Petersen, Monash University, Australia
Trevor Pinch, Cornell University, United States
Joseph Pitt, Virginia Tech, United States
Thomas Powers, University of Delaware, United States ORCID
Michel Puech, Paris-Sorbonne University, France
Stefan Sorgner, John Cabot University Rome, Italy
Edward Spence, Charles Sturt University, Australia
Tsjallign Swierstra, University of Twente, Netherlands
Kristene Unsworth, Drexel University, United States
Govert Valkenburg, NTNU, Norway
Ibo van de Poel, Tu Delft, Netherlands ORCID
Janna van Grunsven, Technical University Delft, Netherlands
Peter-Paul Verbeek, University of Twente, Netherlands ORCID
Antonio Vetro', Nexa Center for Internet & Society, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
Eman Walabe, University of Ottawa, Canada
Mark Walker, New Mexico State University, United States
Kate Williams, University of Illinois, United States
Langdon Winner, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, United States


Prospective authors should note that only original and previously unpublished article manuscripts will be considered. Interested authors must consult the Journal Guidelines for Manuscript Submission at PRIOR to submission. Any further questions may be answered at All article manuscript submissions will be forwarded to at least three members of the editorial review board of the journal for a double-blind peer review. The final decision regarding acceptance/revision/rejection will be based on the reviews received from the reviewers.

All inquiries should be directed to the attention of:

Rocci Luppicini
Steven Umbrello
Baha Abu-Shaqra
International Journal of Technoethics (IJT)
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Award Winning Articles

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