University of Washington


Information School

 

Adam D. Moore, Ph.D.
Professor
Information School
Program on Values in Society
Adjunct: Department of Philosophy

Areas of Specialization

  • Information Ethics (Privacy, Intellectual Property, Freedom of Speech, Security, Data Ethics)
  • Philosophy of Law
  • Political Philosophy
  • Normative Ethical Theory


Web Pages
Vitae
IP Bibliography Page
Privacy Bib. Page PDF, Word
Old Pics. Etc.

Contact Information
EMail: moore2@uw.edu
Phone: 206 221 6141

Information Ethics and Policy: Conference, April 25-26, 2013




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Privacy, Security, and Accountability

 

Privacy Rights: Moral and
Legal Foundations

Intellectual Property and
Information Control,

PDF

 

Information Ethics: Privacy, Property, and Power

Intellectual Property: Moral, Legal, and International Dilemmas, PDF

BRIEF BIO

Adam D. Moore is a Professor in the Information School at the University of Washington and examines the ethical, legal, and policy issues surrounding intellectual property, privacy, freedom of speech, accountability, and information control. He holds a Ph.D. in Philosophy from Ohio State University (1997) and is the author of 2 books, 3 edited anthologies, and over 40 articles.

 

PUBLICATIONS

Books     

Intellectual Property: Moral and Legal Foundations. In preparation, forthcoming 2020.

Privacy, Security, and Accountability. Edited by A. Moore (Rowman & Littlefield International), 2015, 268 pages.

Privacy Rights: Moral and Legal Foundations (Pennsylvania State University Press, 2010), 237 pages.

Intellectual Property and Information Control
: Philosophic Foundations and Contemporary Issues (Routledge Pub. 2004 paperback, 2001 hardback), 252 pages. PDF

Information Ethics: Privacy, Property, and Power. Edited by A. Moore (University of Washington Press, 2005), 480 pages.

Intellectual Property: Moral, Legal, and International Dilemmas. Edited by A. Moore (Lanham, Md.: Rowman & Littlefield, 1997), 352 pages.  PDF


Articles (* peer reviewed) ....See http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/cf_dev/AbsByAuth.cfm?per_id=202561

    1.   “Freedom of Speech, Self-Government, and Privacy,” in preparation.
       
    2. “Taxation, Forced Labor, and Theft,” ("Why Taxation is on a Par with Forced Labor"), under review.* PDF

    3.   “Intellectual Property and the Prisoner's Dilemma: A Game Theory Justification of Copyrights, Patents, and Trade Secrets forthcoming in Fordham Intellectual Property, Media & Entertainment Law Journal Volume XXVIII, 2018. PDF

    4. “Privacy,” The International Encyclopedia of Ethics, edited by Hugh LaFollette (John Wiley and Sons, Inc., forthcoming Fall 2019), 1-11.*

    5. “Privacy, Interests, and Inalienable Rights,” accepted at Moral Philosophy and Politics, forthcoming fall 2018.* PDF

    6. “Privacy, Transparency, and the Prisoner’s Dilemma,” under review/forthcoming summer/fall 2018.* PDF

    7. “Privacy, Neuroscience, and Neuro-Surveillance,” in Res Publica, “Neuroscience and Brain Privacy,” Vol. 23, No. 2 (2017), p. 159-177.*  PDF

    8. “Privacy, Speech, and Values: What we have No Business Knowing,” Journal of Ethics and Information Technology, Vol. 18, Issue 1 (2016), p. 41.*  PDF

    9. “Lockean Foundations of Intellectual Property,” WIPO Journal Special Issue, Vol. 7 (2015): 29-40. 

    10. “The Value of Privacy, Security, and Accountability,” with Mike Katell.  In Privacy, Security, and Accountability. Edited by A. Moore (Rowman & Littlefield International, 2015), p. 1-17.  PDF

    11. “Why Privacy and Accountability Trump Security,” in Privacy, Security, and Accountability. Edited by A. Moore (Rowman & Littlefield International, 2015), p. 171-181.  PDF

    12. “Privacy in the Family,” with Newell, B., Metoyer, C.  In The Social Dimensions of Privacy, Cambridge University Press, 2015. Beate Roessler and Dorota Mokrosinska eds. (2015), p. 104-121.*  PDF

    13. “Intellectual Property and Copyright,” The Book: A Global History, edited by Henry Woudhuysen and Michael F. Suarez (2014), p. 183-197.  PDF

    14. “Coercing Privacy and Moderate Paternalism: Allen on Unpopular Privacy,” American Philosophical Association Newsletter in Philosophy and Law, Vol. 13 (2013): 9-14.  PDF

    15.  “Privacy, Speech, and the Law.” Journal of Information Ethics, Vol. 22 (2013): 21-43.*  PDF

    16.  “Privacy.” The International Encyclopedia of Ethics, edited by Hugh LaFollette. (2013), 1-11.*  PDF

    17. “A Lockean Theory of Intellectual Property Revisited.”  San Diego Law Review, Vol. 50 (2012): 1070-1103.*  PDF

    18. “Drug Testing and Privacy in the Workplace,” The John Marshall Journal of Computer & Information Law, Vol. 29 (2012): 463-492.  PDF

    19.  “Privacy, Security, and Government Surveillance: WikiLeaks and the New Accountability,” Public Affairs Quarterly, Vol. 25 (2011): 141-156.*  PDF
      --Reprinted in Social and Personal Ethics, 8th Edition, William H. Shaw ed. (Cengage Learning Pub. 2014), Cha 12.
      --Reprinted in The Library of Essays on Legal Ethics and the Enforcement of Law: Security Ethics, (Routledge, 2017), Cha. 19.

    20.  “Intellectual Property.” Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Winter 2011.  http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/intellectual-property/

    21. “Privacy, Public Health, and Controlling Medical Information,” HealthCare Ethics Committee (HEC Forum), Vol. 23 (2010): 225-240.*  PDF

    22. “Defining Privacy,” Journal of Social Philosophy, Vol.39 (2008): 411-428.*  PDF

    23. “Personality-Based, Rule-Utilitarian, and Lockean Justifications of Intellectual Property,” in Information and Computer Ethics, edited by H. Tavani and K. Himma (John Wiley & Sons, 2008), p. 105-130.  PDF

    24. “Toward Informational Privacy Rights.”  San Diego Law Review, Vol. 44 (2007): 809-845.*  PDF

    25.  “Privacy, Intellectual Property, and Hacking: Evaluating Free Access Arguments,” in Internet Security: Hacking, Counterhacking, and Society, Ken Himma Ed. (Jones & Bartlett Publishers, 2007), p. 235-254.  PDF

    26. “Privacy,” with Randal Kemp. Library Hi Tech: Special Issue on Information Ethics, Library Hi Tech, Vol. 25 (2007): 58-78 (primary author).*  PDF

    27.  “Intellectual Property, Genetic Information, and Gene Enhancement Techniques,” in Ethics, Computing, and Genomics: Moral Controversies in Computational Genomics, edited by Herman Tavani (Jones and Bartlett Publishers, 2005), p. 282-305.

    28. “Information Ethics: An Introduction" with Kristene Unsworth.  Information Ethics: Privacy, Property, and Power edited by A. Moore (University of Washington Press, 2005), p. 11-28.  PDF

    29. "Privacy, Liberty, and the Genetic Modification of Humans.”  Journal of Philosophical Research, Special Supplement: Ethical Issues for the Twenty-First Century, Frederick R Adams ed., (Charlottesville: Philosophy Documentation Center Press, 2005): 81-95.*

    30. “Intellectual Property, Privilege, and Natural Rights.” A new introduction to the paperback edition of Intellectual Property and Information Control: Philosophic Foundations and Contemporary Issues (Transaction Publishing/Rutgers University, 2004), p. xi-xvii.  PDF

    31. “Values, Objectivity, and Relationalism.” The Journal of Value Inquiry, Vol. 38 (2004): 75-90.*  PDF

    32. “Privacy: Its Meaning and Value.”  American Philosophical Quarterly, Vol. 40 (2003): 215-227.*  PDF

    33. “Intellectual Property: Theory, Privilege, and Pragmatism.”  The Canadian Journal of Law and Jurisprudence, Vol.16 (2003): 191-216. *  PDF

    34. “Intellectual Property, Innovation, and Social Progress: The Case against Incentives Based Arguments.” The Hamline Law Review, Vol. 26 (2003): 602-630.  PDF
         --Reprinted in The Andean Yearbook of Intellectual Rights, Nº 4, 1011.

    35. "Owning Genetic Information and Gene Enhancement Techniques: Why Privacy and Property May Undermine Social Control of the Human Genome.”  Bioethics, Vol. 14  (2000): 97-119.*  PDF

    36. “Employee Monitoring & Computer Technology: Evaluative Surveillance v. Privacy." Business Ethics Quarterly, Vol. 10 (2000): 697-709. 
          --Reprinted in Information Ethics: Privacy, Property, and Power.  Ed. A. Moore (University of Washington Press, 2005), p. 251-264.  PDF

    37. "Privacy and the Encryption Debate."  Knowledge, Technology, and Policy, Vol. 12 (2000): 72-84.*  PDF

    38. "Intangible Property: Privacy, Power, and Information Control," American Philosophical Quarterly, Vol. 35 (1998): 365-378. *  PDF
         --Reprinted in Information Ethics: Privacy, Property, and Power.  Ed. A. Moore (University of Washington Press, 2005), p. 172-190

    39. "A Lockean Theory of Intellectual Property." The Hamline Law Review, Vol. 21 (1998): 65-108.  PDF

    40. "Property and Information Control." The Proceedings of the Ohio Philosophical Association (1998): 109-122.*

    41. "Introduction To Intellectual Property." in Intellectual Property: Moral Legal, and International Dilemmas,  Ed. A. Moore (Rowman & Littlefield, 1997), p. 1-14.  PDF

    42. "Toward A Lockean Theory of Intellectual Property." in Intellectual Property: Moral, Legal, and International Dilemmas, Ed. A. Moore (Rowman & Littlefield, 1997), p. 81-103.  PDF

Recent and Forthcoming Presentations

    1. “Freedom of Speech, Self-Government, and Privacy,” Liberty Fund, Inc. conference on Freedom of Thought, July 18-21, 2019 in Park City, Utah.
       
    2. “Taxation, Forced Labor, and Theft,” ("Why Taxation is on a Par with Forced Labor"), American Philosophical Association Eastern Division meetings, January 7-10, 2019.

    3. “Privacy, Security, and Surveillance: Big Data and the New Accountability,” Keynote Address, Information Ethics Roundtable, http://www.ier2018.info, Copenhagen, May 17-18, 2018.

    4.  Panel Discussion, “Free Will, Moral Responsibility, and Causality,” Liberty Fund colloquium, Denver, Colorado, June 7 - 10, 2018.

    5.  "'Habermas, Democracy, the Public Sphere, and Patents' a comment on Professor Kali Murray," Philosophical Approaches to Intellectual Property, Center for the Protection of Intellectual Property (CPIP), Hilton Head Island, South Carolina  May 31 – June 1, 2018.

    6.  Panel Discussion, “David Ricardo's *On the Principles of Political Economy and Taxation*” Liberty Fund colloquium, Henderson, Nevada, April 5 - 8, 2018.

    7. "The Importance of Privacy," Seventh Annual Weekend Exploring Liberty, University of Illinois, Springfield, Dec. 1-2 2017.

    8. "Intellectual Property and Liberty," Seventh Annual Weekend Exploring Liberty, University of Illinois, Springfield, Dec. 1-2 2017.

    9. "Setting a Moral Compass For Intellectual Property In the Digital Age," Center for the Protection of Intellectual Property (CPIP) Summer Institute, July 15-20, 2017.

    10. "A Comment on Copyright Duration and Drassinower's Speech-Act Theory of Copyright," Center for the Protection of Intellectual Property (CPIP) research symposium on philosophical approaches to intellectual property, George Mason University Law School, May 17-20, 2017.

    11. “Investment, Values, and Lives: A New Lockean Justification for Intellectual Property,” Center for the Protection of Intellectual Property (CPIP) research symposium on philosophical approaches to intellectual property, Jekyll Island, May 19-20, 2016.

    12. “Why Privacy and Accountability Trump Security,” presented at the Amsterdam Privacy Conference, Netherlands, October 23-26, 2015.

    13. “The Ethics of Police use of Body Worn Cameras: Testimony and Questions,” Washington State House of Representatives Judiciary Committee (Laurie Jinkins, chair). Judiciary Committee reconsiders two proposals (HB 1910, HB 1917), September 29th 2015.

(last updated 07/07/2018)