All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Business ethics’

Nokia Starts Ethics Review After Faked Ad

Some of the momentum that Nokia gained following last week’s announcement of its new Lumia 920 and Lumia 820 smartphones was halted when it was revealed that an ad for its PureView camera technology was faked. The ad featured a “demonstration” of the PureView’s image stabilization technology. However, a reflection in a window gave away that the camera filming a …

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EFF Reminds AT&T What It Said The First Time

The Electronic Frontier Foundation has sent a reminder to AT&T (and the rest of us) that at one time the company resisted government pressure to spy on US citizens, and even publicized it.

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When Good Companies Go Public

This is what happens when good companies go public: the principles that made them good, even necessary, to the point of inspiring a romantic loyalty among their customers, are whittled away at until only those principles which are profitable remain. If it’s true that Google is reconsidering its view of Network Neutrality, let it be said that this is the reason why.

Google says it’s not true, by the way, but we’ll get to that later. This is an exploration of what could happen, a seemingly very likely ethical pickle the search company could find itself in down the road.

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