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Keywords:

  • computer ethics;
  • intellectual property;
  • privacy;
  • equal access;
  • information responsibility;
  • deontic logic;
  • epistemic logic;
  • logic of action;
  • modal theoretm provers

We provide a description and informal analysis of the commonalities in moral discourse concerning issues in the field of information and communications technology, present a logic model (DEAL) of this type of moral discourse that makes use of recent research in deontic, epistemic, and action logic, and indicate – drawing upon recent research in computer implementations of modal logic – how information systems may be developed that implement the proposed formalization.