Adam D. Moore
 


Professor
: Information School
Adjunct: Dept. of Philosophy


Areas of Specialization

  • Information Ethics
    • Privacy,
    • Intellectual Property,
    • Freedom of Speech,
    • Data Ethics


Contact Information
 
Office: 330R MGH
 
Email: moore2@uw.edu
  Phone: 206 221 6141
  Information Ethics
  and Policy: Conference,
  April 25-26, 2013


 

 

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. Under review 2024.

          Privacy, Security, and Accountability: Ethics, Law, and Policy. Edited by A. Moore (Rowman & Littlefield International),
          2015, 268 pages. PDF

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

          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.  PDF

          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. "Taxation, Theft, and Waste," in Too Weird to Believe, Too Plausible to Deny, eds Clifford Sosis (Routledge, 2024), forthcoming.
2. “Privacy, Security, and Surveillance,” in Technology Ethics: A Philosophical Introduction and Readings, edited by
     Gregory Robson and Jonathan Y. Tsou (New York, Routledge, 2023), p. 160.
3. “Intellectual Property,” Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (2011, 2022).*http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/intellectual-property
4. “Users’ Perspectives on Ethical Issues Related to Playing Location-based Augmented Reality Games: A Case Study of Pokemon GO,” with Jin Ha Lee and Jason Yip, in the International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction (IJHCI) Vol. 38 (2023): 1-15.* PDF
5. “Privacy Rights in Modern America,” in The Bill of Rights in Modern America, James W. Ely, Jr. and David J. Bodenhamer eds. (Indiana University Press. 2022), Pg. 211-31.* PDF
6.  “Free Speech, Privacy, and Autonomy,” in Social Philosophy and Policy, Vol. 37 (2021): 31-51. * PDF
7. “Taxation, Forced Labor, and Theft: Why Taxation is 'On a Par' with Forced Labor,” Southern Journal of Philosophy, Vol. 58 (2020).* PDF
8. “Privacy, Transparency, and the Prisoner’s Dilemma,” Ethics and Information Technology, Vol. 22 (2020): 211-222.* PDF
9. “Privacy,” The International Encyclopedia of Ethics, edited by Hugh LaFollette (John Wiley and Sons, Inc., 2019), 1-11.* PDF
10. “Intellectual Property and the Prisoner's Dilemma: A Game Theory Justification of Copyrights, Patents, and Trade Secrets,” in Fordham Intellectual Property, Media & Entertainment Law Journal, Vol. XXVIII (2018): 831-869. PDF
11. “Privacy, Interests, and Inalienable Rights,” in Moral Philosophy and Politics, Vol. 5 (2018) 327-355.* PDF
12. “Privacy, Neuroscience, and Neuro-Surveillance,” in Res Publica, “Neuroscience and Brain Privacy,” Vol. 23
      (2017):159-177.*PDF
      --Reprinted in Morality and Moral Controversies: Readings in Moral, Social, and Political Philosophy, 10th Edition, edited by Steven Scalet, John Arthur (2019).
13. “Privacy, Speech, and Values: What we have No Business Knowing,” in Ethics and Information Technology, Vol. 18 (2016): 41-49.* PDF
14. “Lockean Foundations of Intellectual Property,” WIPO Journal Special Issue, Vol. 7 (2015): 29-40.* PDF
15. “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
16. “Why Privacy and Accountability Trump Security,” in Privacy, Security, and Accountability. Edited by A. Moore (Rowman & Littlefield International, 2015), p. 171-181. PDF
17. “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
18. “Intellectual Property and Copyright,” in The Book: A Global History, edited by Henry Woudhuysen and Michael F. Suarez (2014), p. 183-197.* PDF
19. “Coercing Privacy and Moderate Paternalism: Allen on Unpopular Privacy,” in American Philosophical Association Newsletter in Philosophy and Law, Vol. 13 (2013): 9-14.* PDF
20. “Privacy, Speech, and the Law,” Journal of Information Ethics, Vol. 22 (2013): 21-43.* PDF
21. “A Lockean Theory of Intellectual Property Revisited,” in San Diego Law Review, Vol. 50 (2012): 1070-1103.* PDF
22. “Drug Testing and Privacy in the Workplace,” in The John Marshall Journal of Computer & Information Law, Vol. 29 (2012): 463-492. PDF
23. “Privacy, Security, and Government Surveillance: WikiLeaks and the New Accountability,” in 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.
      --Reprinted in Security Ethics, Edited By Katerina Hadjimatheou, Tom Sorell, John Guelke (Routledge Pub.) 2017.
24. “Privacy, Public Health, and Controlling Medical Information,” in Health Care Ethics Committee (HEC Forum), Vol. 23 (2010): 225-240.* PDF
25. “Defining Privacy,” in Journal of Social Philosophy, Vol. 39 (2008): 411-428.* PDF
26. “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
27. “Toward Informational Privacy Rights,” San Diego Law Review, Vol. 44 (2007): 809-845.* PDF
28. “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
29. “Privacy,” with Randal Kemp. Library Hi Tech: Special Issue on Information Ethics, Library Hi Tech, Vol. 25 (2007): 58-78.* PDF
30. “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.
31. “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
32. “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.*
33. “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
34. “Values, Objectivity, and Relationalism,” The Journal of Value Inquiry, Vol. 38 (2004): 75-90.* PDF
35. “Privacy: Its Meaning and Value,” American Philosophical Quarterly, Vol. 40 (2003): 215-227.* PDF
       --Reprinted in Professions in Ethical Focus, edited by Fritz Allhoff, Jonathan Milgrim, and Anand Vaidya (2nd edition, Broadview Press, 2021), Cha. 39.
36. “Intellectual Property: Theory, Privilege, and Pragmatism,” The Canadian Journal of Law and Jurisprudence, Vol.16 (2003): 191-216. * PDF
37. “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.
38. “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
39. “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
40. “Privacy and the Encryption Debate,” Knowledge, Technology, and Policy, Vol. 12 (2000): 72-84.* PDF
41. “Intangible Property: Privacy, Power, and Information Control,” in 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.
42. “A Lockean Theory of Intellectual Property,” The Hamline Law Review, Vol. 21 (1998): 65-108. PDF
43. “Property and Information Control,” The Proceedings of the Ohio Philosophical Association (1998): 109-122.*
44. “Introduction To Intellectual Property,” in Intellectual Property: Moral Legal, and International Dilemmas, Ed. A. Moore (Rowman & Littlefield, 1997), p. 9-23. PDF
45. “Toward A Lockean Theory of Intellectual Property,” in Intellectual Property: Moral, Legal, and International Dilemmas, Ed. A. Moore (Rowman & Littlefield, 1997), p. 91-112. PDF

Recent and Forthcoming Presentations
1. "Mill, Rights, and Intellectual Property," The Association of Private Enterprise Education (APEE) 48th Meeting, Las Vegas, April, 2024.
2. Center for the Protection of Intellectual Property (CPIP) research symposium on philosophical approaches to intellectual property, New York University Law School, June 2023.
3. “Radicalism and Conservatism in the Thought of Herbert Spencer,” Panel Discussion, Liberty Fund colloquium to be held April 21 - 24, 2022 in La Jolla, California.
4. “Free Speech, Privacy and Autonomy,” The Association of Private Enterprise Education (APEE) 46th Meeting, Paris Las Vegas and Bally’s Las Vegas, April 3-5, 2022.
5. “Taxation, Forced Labor, and Theft: Why Forced Taxation is ‘On a Par’ with Forced Labor,” The Association of Private Enterprise Education (APEE) 46th Meeting, Paris Las Vegas and Bally’s Las Vegas, April 3-5, 2022.
6. Center for the Protection of Intellectual Property (CPIP) research symposium on philosophical approaches to intellectual property, New York University Law School, June 2022.
7. Center for the Protection of Intellectual Property (CPIP) research symposium on philosophical approaches to intellectual property, New York University Law School, June 2021.
8. Workshop on Cybersecurity Ethics, Prominent Challenges for Cybersecurity students, professionals, and scholars. Panelist, July 30th, Aug. 14th, Aug. 29th 2020, Online workshop funded by the DOD, hosted by Steve Cooper, D. Damopoulos, Melissa Dark, S. Wetzel.
9. “A Comment on Mala Chatterjee’s “Understanding Intellectual Property: Expression, Function, and Individuation,” Center for the Protection of Intellectual Property (CPIP) research symposium on philosophical approaches to intellectual property, New York University Law School, July 2020, online.
10. “Freedom of Speech, Self-Government, and Privacy,” Liberty Fund, Inc. conference on Freedom of Thought, July 18-21, 2019 in Park City, Utah.
11. “Intellectual Property, Personality, and Misrepresentation,” presented at the Center for the Protection of Intellectual Property (CPIP) research symposium on philosophical approaches to intellectual property, June 2019, George Mason University.
12. “Taxation, Forced Labor, and Theft,” ("Why Taxation is on a Par with Forced Labor"), American Philosophical Association Eastern Division meetings, January 7-10, 2019.
13. “Free Will, Moral Responsibility, and Causality,” Panel Discussion, Liberty Fund colloquium, Denver, Colorado, June 7 - 10, 2018.
14. “Privacy, Security, and Surveillance: Big Data and the New Accountability,” Keynote Address, Information Ethics Roundtable, Copenhagen, May 17-18, 2018.
15. "'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 –