Journal Article: "At the Foundations of Information Justice"

Feb 25 2009

In 2006 I started working on a paper on a concept I call "Information Justice". The idea is that information can be understood as a form of wealth, complete with a wealthy, oligarchic class and a poor, powerless lower class. If this is so, then there are serious ethical considerations to be had when it comes to intellectual property rights.

After presenting at multiple academic conferences, I submitted it to the Journal of Ethics and Information Technology, which publishes many of my favorite authors in the domain of computing and philosophy.

Finally, after just over two years of work, I have the pleasure of seeing my paper published. Here's the brief:

At the Foundations of Information Justice Matthew P. Butcher Ethics and Information Technology ISSN 1388-1957 (Print) 1572-8439 (Online) Issue Volume 11, Number 1 / March, 2009 DOI 10.1007/s10676-009-9181-2 Pages 57-69 SpringerLink Date Wednesday, February 11, 2009

In a month or two I should get some paper reprints.