Ethical issues of information and communication technologies (ICTs) are important because they can have significant effects on human liberty, happiness, their ability to lead a good life. They are also of functional interest because they can determine whether technologies are used and whether their positives potential can unfold.
Stahl, Brend Crsten; Heersmink, Richard; Goujon, Philippe; and Flick, Catherine
"Issues, Concepts and Methods Relating to the Identification of the Ethics of Emerging ICTs,"
Communications of the IIMA: Vol. 10
, Article 5.
Available at: http://scholarworks.lib.csusb.edu/ciima/vol10/iss1/5