Santa Clara University

Programs in Internet Ethics

At the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics


Your Privacy Online

Your Privacy Online, a teaching module, provides curriculum materials focused on the ethics of Internet privacy for college-level courses. Also available is a package of resources on privacy built around a case study on the privacy of medical records.

IT, Ethics, and Law

Since 2005, the Ethics Center has collaborated with the SCU High Tech Law Institute to sponsor the IT, Ethics, and Law, a series of presentations on IT, ethics, and law. Speakers have included Jonathan Zittrain, Craig Newmark, and Jane McGonigal.

Internet Ethics: Views from Silicon Valley

In this video series, Silicon Valley pioneers and entrepreneurs turn the spotlight on key issues in Internet Ethics today. Speakers include Charles Geschke (co-founder of Adobe Systems), A.C. "Mike" Markkula (co-founder of Apple); and Kim Polese (Chairman of Clear Street).

Web Resources

Beyond rich resources on Internet Ethics, the Center’s online offerings extend to a wide range of topics in technology ethics, from video gaming to social networking.

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Irina Raicu, Internet Ethics Program director at the Center, was formerly an attorney in private practice.


Internet Ethics Photo by University of Maryland Press Releases, available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial license on Flickr.