Dynamic Technology Challenges Static Codes of Ethics

A Case Study

We describe the process of changing and the changes being suggested for the ACM Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct. In addition to addressing the technical and ethical basis for the proposed changes, we identify suggestions that commenters made in response to the first draft. We invite feedback on the proposed changes and on the suggestions that commenters made.


Bo Brinkman, University of Miami, Computer Science and Software Engineering.

Catherine Flick, De Montfort University, Faculty of Technology.

Don Gotterbarn, East Tennessee State University, Department of Computer and Information Science.

Keith Miller, University of Missouri, Computer Science.

Kate Vazansky, Bemidji State University

Marty J. Wolf, Bemidji State University

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