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Digital Frontiers: Ethical Considerations for Online Research

EasyChair Preprint no. 13523

10 pagesDate: June 3, 2024


In the rapidly evolving landscape of research, the digital age has opened up new frontiers with unparalleled opportunities for exploration and discovery. Online research, facilitated by digital platforms and interactions, has become increasingly prevalent across diverse fields and disciplines. However, with these advancements come a myriad of ethical considerations that researchers must navigate to ensure the integrity and trustworthiness of their work. This paper, titled Digital Frontiers: Ethical Considerations for Online Research, delves into the ethical complexities inherent in conducting research in online environments. From safeguarding participant privacy and obtaining informed consent to addressing issues of data integrity and digital manipulation, researchers encounter a multitude of ethical challenges in the digital realm. Drawing upon a comprehensive examination of ethical principles and best practices, this paper aims to provide researchers with practical insights and guidance for navigating the ethical terrain of online research effectively. By fostering a culture of ethical conduct and accountability, researchers can harness the transformative potential of digital methodologies while upholding the rights and well-being of participants. Through a nuanced exploration of ethical dilemmas and solutions, this paper seeks to empower researchers to conduct online research in a manner that is ethically sound and contributes positively to the advancement of knowledge.

Keyphrases: Digital Frontiers, Ethical Considerations, online research

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  author = {James Henry and Simon Romania},
  title = {Digital Frontiers: Ethical Considerations for Online Research},
  howpublished = {EasyChair Preprint no. 13523},

  year = {EasyChair, 2024}}
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