The Responsibilities Of Online Service Providers by Mariarosaria TaddeoThe Responsibilities Of Online Service Providers by Mariarosaria Taddeo

The Responsibilities Of Online Service Providers

byMariarosaria TaddeoEditorLuciano Floridi

Hardcover | February 8, 2017

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This volume focuses on the responsibilities of online service providers (OSPs) in contemporary societies. It examines the complexity and global dimensions of the rapidly evolving and serious challenges posed by the exponential development of Internet services and resources. It looks at the major actors - such as Facebook, Google, Twitter, and Yahoo! - and their significant influence on the informational environment and users' interactions within it, as well as the responsibilities and liabilities such influence entails. It discusses the position of OSPs as information gatekeepers and how they have gone from offering connecting and information-sharing services to paying members to providing open, free infrastructure and applications that facilitate digital expression and the communication of information. The book seeks consensus on the principles that should shape OSPs' responsibilities and practices, taking into account business ethics and policies. Finally, it discusses the rights of users and international regulations that are in place or currently lacking.
Mariarosaria Taddeo is Researcher at the Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford, Faculty Fellow at the Alan Turing Institute, and Junior Research Fellow at St Cross College, University of Oxford. Her area of expertise is Information and Computer Ethics, although she has worked on issues concerning Philosophy of Information, Ep...
Title:The Responsibilities Of Online Service ProvidersFormat:HardcoverDimensions:347 pagesPublished:February 8, 2017Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Chapter1. Introduction New Civic Responsibilities for Online Service Providers (Mariarosaria Taddeo & Luciano Floridi).- Part I: Responsibilities and liabilities.-  Chapter2. The Debate on the Moral Responsibilities of Online Service Providers (Mariarosaria Taddeo & Luciano Floridi).- Chapter 3. The Immunity of Internet Intermediaries reconsidered? (Gerogios N. Yannopoulos).- Chapter 4. Is Google responsible for providing fair and unbiased results? (Dirk Lewandowski).- Chapter 5. We are the victim here - Data breach notification duties and the duties of victims in the criminal law of democratic states (Burkhard Schafer).- Chapter 6. Did the Romans get it right? A legal analysis of what Google, eBay, UPC TeleKabel Wien and Delfi have in common (Peggy Valcke).- PartII: Business ethics & corporate social responsibilities.- Chapter 7. Responsibilities of OSPs from a Business Ethics Point of View (Christoph Luetge).- Chapter 8. Myth or promise? The corporate social responsibilities of online service providers for human rights (Emily Laidlaw).- Chapter 9. Online service providers - a new and unique species of the firm? (Robert Wentrup).- Chapter 10. Online service providers as human rights arbiters (Rikke Frank Jorgensen & Anja Moller Pedersen).- Chapter 11. Licensing of user-generated content: why less is mores (MiloÅ¡ Novovic).- Part III: Users' rights & international regulations.- Chapter12. Online service providers' liability, copyright infringement and freedom of expression. Could Europe learn from Canada? (Federica Giovanella).- Chapter 13. Non-financial disclosures in the tech sector: furthering the trend (Peter Micek & Deniz Duru Aydin).- Chapter 14. Should we treat Big Data as a public good? (Katarzyna Sledziewska, Renata WÅoch).- Chapter 15. Internet intermediaries as responsible actors? Why it is time to rethink the e-Commerce Directive as well (Sophie Stalla-Bourdillon).- Chapter 16. Towards fostering compliance by design, drawing designers into the regulatory frame (Ewa Lurger).- Part IV: Commentaries.- Chapter 17. Does great power come with great responsibility? The need to talk about Corporate Political Responsibility (Dennis Broeders & Linnet Taylor).- Chapter 18. The Economic Impact of Online Intermediaries (Hosuk Lee-Makiyama and Rositsa Georgieva).- Chapter 19. Online Service Providers and ethical disclosure in sales (Jennifer Baker).