MEDA: The Ethics of Medical Data Analytics – Opportunities and Challenges

  1 January 2016 1 December 2016 Professor Luciano Floridi   Microsoft Data analytics provides huge opportunities to improve private and public life, especially in the health sector (medical data analytics, henceforth MDA). Such a potentially highly positive impact is coupled to significant ethical challenges. The extensive use [...]

RADA: Ethical Risk Assessment in Biomedical Big Data

14 March 2016   15 September 2016     Brent Mittelstadt     Brocher Foundation     In biomedical research, the analysis of large datasets (Big Data) has become a major driver of innovation and success. ‘Biomedical Big Data’ (BBD) describes the complex and new set of technologically-driven phenomena [...]

CYCO: Ethics and Policies for Cyber Conflicts

1 January 2013 31 December 2016     Dr Mariarosaria Taddeo     NATO CCD COE   The NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence (NATO CCD COE) funded a project focusing on defining ethical guidelines for the regulation of cyber conflicts. The project included two international workshops. [...]

CYDE: Landscaping Strategic Cyber Deterrence

1 January 2016 31 August 2016 Dr Mariarosaria Taddeo John Fell OUP Research Fund Strategic cyber deterrence (SCD) is increasingly attracting efforts and attention as a means to ensure stability of the cyber space, as proved by the interest of NATO, Red Cross, the UN, the UK government, [...]

VIME: Viral Messaging, its Nature and Dynamics

5 March 2015 1 January 2017 Professor Luciano Floridi Tencent Viral messaging has been increasingly popular since the late 90s, as a rather aggressive marketing technique. During the past decade, the exponential growth of social networks and other internet-based communication services has transformed viral messaging into a communication [...]

GLO: GoodLife Online

5 March 2015 1 January 2017 Professor Luciano Floridi Tencent Individuals living in information societies, like China or the United Kingdom, increasingly perceive their personal identity online (PIO) not just as their personal information available online, but also as who they are online. For them, the quality of [...]

BIDA: Ethics of Biomedical Big Data

1 October 2014     31 October 2015     Dr Brent Mittelstadt     John Fell OUP Research Fund     This project seeks to investigate the ethical aspects and requirements of Big Data in preparation to develop a European framework for the ethical use of Big [...]

ROSP: an Ethical Framework for the New Civic Responsibilities of Online Service Providers

1 February 2015   30 June 2016     Dr Mariarosaria Taddeo   Google   The exponential development of Internet services and resources has brought enormous benefits and opportunities to ever more people. However, it has also greatly outpaced our understanding of their ethical implications, raising unprecedented social [...]