The Moral Character of Software

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January 23, 2016
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The Moral Character of Software

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Igor Wiedler

January 23, 2016
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  1. The Moral Character ––––––– of ––––––– Software

  2. @igorwhilefalse

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  5. We appeal, as human beings, to human beings: Remember your

    humanity, and forget the rest. If you can do so, the way lies open to a new Paradise; if you cannot, there lies before you the risk of universal death.
  6. Two modes of behaving politically • Implicit politics • Overt

    politics
  7. Two modes of behaving politically • Implicit politics • Overt

    politics
  8. Two modes of behaving politically • Implicit politics • Overt

    politics
  9. Two modes of behaving politically • Implicit politics • Overt

    politics
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  11. The ethic of responsibility

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  13. The ethic of responsibility in decline

  14. Wonderful sketch by @DanielleSucher

  15. What can we do?

  16. Cryptography rearranges power: it configures who can do what, from

    what. This makes cryptography an inherently political tool, and it confers on the field an intrinsically moral dimension.
  17. • The Moral Character of Cryptographic Work
 web.cs.ucdavis.edu/~rogaway/papers/moral-fn.pdf • Solidarity

    against online harassment
 blog.torproject.org/blog/solidarity-against-online-harassment • Your Job is Political: Tech Money in Politics
 nerd.kelseyinnis.com/blog/2014/12/19/your-job-is-political- tech-money-in-politics/ • @igorwhilefalse ❤