Workshop: Foundations for Trust Online

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A guided interactive discussion of some "difficult cases" encouraging participants to think through ethical values that are necessary foundations for trust on-line.


  • Kirk Hanson: Director, Markkula Center for Applied Ethics at Santa Clara University.
  • Courtney Meehan: Author, The Technological Citizen.

Detailed Description

This ethics program was proposed as a response to many, many messages indicating a strong interest in ethics in the context of Computers Freedom and Privacy. The program is designed to use a series of "difficult cases" that will engage and encourage participants to think together and individually about the ethical values that are necessary for trust in the on-line environment.