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Primum non nocere - Ethical Obligations in Internet Operations


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Given at Velocity NY 2015.
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Primum non nocere - Ethical Obligations in Internet Operations

  1. 1. @jschauma   Primum  non  nocere  –   Ethical  Obliga1ons  in  Internet  Opera1ons  
  2. 2. No  memes.   You’re  a  meme,  ma’am.  
  3. 3. No  bio.   @jschauma  
  4. 4. No  “one  more  thing”.   ENOTURTLENECK  
  5. 5. We  are  stewards  of  our  users'  data.     We  are  obligated  to  act   in  the  public  interest.   This  talk  in  one  slide.  
  6. 6. Everybody  lies.   This  slide  is  a  lie.  
  7. 7. Primum  non  nocere.   Why  not  Zoidberg?  
  8. 8. Meanwhile,  on  the  internet…  
  9. 9. hQps://   Required  Skills  &  Experience:     •  3+  years  of  poking  humans  with  sharp  objects   •  must  have  previously  diagnosed  a  fever   •  MD  preferred,  or  equivalent  work  experience   •  experience  performing  brain  surgery  a  plus   Wanted:  Human  Anatomy  Engineer  
  10. 10. hQps://  
  11. 11. hQps://  
  12. 12. undefined  is  not  a  func1on   hQps://  
  13. 13. hQp://root-­‐  
  14. 14. hQp://  
  15. 15. hQps://  
  16. 16. hQps://  
  17. 17. clown  compu1ng  
  18. 18. Cloud  is  when  somebody  else  reboots  your  machines.  
  19. 19. hQp://  
  20. 20. @internetofshit  
  21. 21. hQps://  
  22. 22. hQps://   "The  Precision  Guided  Firearm  also  offers  applica1ons   for  smart  devices.  These  apps  interact  with  embedded   wifi  servers  to  share  real-­‐1me  or  recorded  images."  
  23. 23. hQps://  
  24. 24. First,  make  the  world  a  beQer  place.  
  25. 25. First,  disrupt  urban  dogfood  delivery.  
  26. 26. First,  increase  shareholder  value.  
  27. 27. Stockholder  Syndrome,  n:          an  irra1onal  defense  of  harmful          priori1es  imposed  on  a  well-­‐          meaning  company  by  a          ques1onable  industry.   Now  that’s  a  stock  quote.  
  28. 28. “This  is  a  daily  thing.”  
  29. 29. Legal  Advice   Growth  hacking  
  30. 30. hQps://  
  31. 31. As  soiware  eats  the  world,   data  pays  the  bills.   We’re  not  hungry  now.  Why  are  we  buying  all  this  food?  
  32. 32. Photo  Credit:  redjar  -­‐  hQps://  
  33. 33. Data  is  a  liability  pig  manure.   hQps://  
  34. 34. hQps://   More  pig  manure.  
  35. 35. undefined  is  not  a  func1on   n+++n;  
  36. 36. ACM  Code  of  Ethics     1.1  Contribute  to  society  and  human  well-­‐being.   hQps://  
  37. 37. (ISC)2  Code  of  Ethics     Protect  society,  the  common  good,   necessary  public  trust  and  confidence,  and   the  infrastructure.   hQps://  
  38. 38. IEEE  Code  of  Ethics     to  accept  responsibility  in  making  decisions   consistent  with  the  safety,  health,   and  welfare  of  the  public   hQps://  
  39. 39. ACS  Code  of  Ethics     The  Primacy  of  the  Public  Interest   You  will  place  the  interests  of  the  public   above  those  of  personal,  business  or   sec1onal  interests.   hQps://  
  40. 40. The  Primacy  of  the  Public  Interest.  
  41. 41. Things  will  be  what  they  are.  
  42. 42. Thanks!                                                                                                                                                                          @jschauma   We  are  stewards  of  our  users'  data.   We  are  obligated  to  act   in  the  public  interest.   Be  Tron.  Fight  for  the  users.  
  43. 43. Oh,  and  one  more  thing:   it’s  never  lupus.   Might  be  sarcoidosis,  though.  
  44. 44. Thanks!                                                                                                                                                                          @jschauma   We  are  stewards  of  our  users'  data.   We  are  obligated  to  act   in  the  public  interest.   Be  Tron.  Fight  for  the  users.