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Cars are regulated for safety – why not information technology?

  • Written by Moshe Y. Vardi, Professor of Computer Science, Rice University
Modern cars are safer than this – but not because auto companies got more ethical.Richard Thornton/

As the computing industry grapples with its role in society, many people, both in the field and outside it, are talking about a crisis of ethics.

There is a massive rush to hire chief ethics officers, retool codes of...

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