Beyond IRBs: Ethical Guidelines for Data Research

by Omer Tene and Jules Polonetsky

This article focuses specifically on issues related to data-driven research, which is an area where the notion of harm is still hotly debated and both benefit and risk are typically intangible.

Emerging Ethics Norms in Social Media Research

by Katie Shilton

This paper argues that we should learn from practice: that researchers working with open and online datasets are converging around norms for responsible research practice that can help guide IRBs or alternative arrangements interested in regulating research ethics.