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Digital Ethics Lab

Digital Ethics Lab

The Oxford Internet Institute, launched the Digital Ethics Lab (“DELab”) in 2017, to tackle the ethical challenges posed by digital innovation. Ethics deeply affects the development of technology, science, politics, law, business, and, ultimately, every aspect of society.

Led by Luciano Floridi, the OII’s Professor of Philosophy and Ethics of Information, The DELab aims to identify the benefits and enhance the positive opportunities of digital innovation as a force for good and avoid or mitigate its risks and shortcomings.




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We offer both full-time and part-time courses including an MSc in Social Science of the Internet and a DPhil in Information, Communication and the Social Sciences.

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