Toward an ethics of digital government

a first discussion

Rob Domanski, Elsa Estevez, Evgeny Styrin, Mark Alfano, Teresa M. Harrison

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Abstract

In this panel, scholars discuss involving data, computational analysis, and information technology that hasthe potential to present ethical quandaries in the course of decision making related to digital government. More specifically, the presentations focus on algorithm-based decision making, personally identifiable information, and the manipulation of publicopinion in social media channels. Discussion following the presentations will focus on how ethical guidelines should be formulated or what their specific content should be.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 19th Annual International Conference on Digital Government Research
Subtitle of host publicationGovernance in the Data Age
EditorsCharles C. Hinnant, Anneke Zuiderwijk
PublisherAssociation for Computing Machinery
Pages847-850
Number of pages4
ISBN (Electronic)9781450365260
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - May 2018
Externally publishedYes
Event19th Annual International Conference on Digital Government Research: Governance in the Data Age, DG.O 2018 - Delf, Netherlands
Duration: 30 May 20181 Jun 2018

Conference

Conference19th Annual International Conference on Digital Government Research: Governance in the Data Age, DG.O 2018
CountryNetherlands
CityDelf
Period30/05/181/06/18

Keywords

  • Algorithms
  • Digitized service delivery
  • Ethics
  • Privacy
  • Social media

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    Domanski, R., Estevez, E., Styrin, E., Alfano, M., & Harrison, T. M. (2018). Toward an ethics of digital government: a first discussion. In C. C. Hinnant, & A. Zuiderwijk (Eds.), Proceedings of the 19th Annual International Conference on Digital Government Research: Governance in the Data Age (pp. 847-850). [a123] Association for Computing Machinery. https://doi.org/10.1145/3209281.3209322