The Ethics of Social Networks and Mining

Kevin Macnish

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    This entry will consider the ethics of social networking sites and data collection over the Internet. It focuses on questions of privacy and the treatment and ownership of information online. There are numerous other ethical issues surrounding social networking sites which go beyond these questions and which as such will not be considered here.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationEncyclopedia of Social Network Analysis and Mining
    EditorsReda Alhajj, Jon Rokne
    Place of PublicationNew York, NY
    ISBN (Electronic)978-1-4614-6170-8
    ISBN (Print)978-1-4614-6169-2
    Publication statusPublished - 2014


    • Anonymization of data
    • Deleting data
    • Ethics
    • Ownership of data
    • Privacy
    • Social networking sites


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