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Submission + - Facebookâ(TM)s Unethical Experiment (slate.com)

An anonymous reader writes: Facebookâ(TM)s methodology raises serious ethical questions. The team may have bent research standards too far, possibly overstepping criteria enshrined in federal law and human rights declarations. âoeIf you are exposing people to something that causes changes in psychological status, thatâ(TM)s experimentation,â says James Grimmelmann, a professor of technology and the law at the University of Maryland. âoeThis is the kind of thing that would require informed consent.â
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Facebookâ(TM)s Unethical Experiment

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