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The ethics of computer science: this researcher has a controversial proposal

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  • Clarification 31 July 2018: The original version of this article said that the Association for Computing Machinery is the world’s largest scientific-computing society. In fact, it is the world’s largest computing society. The answer to the fourth question has also been clarified to make clear that it is reviewers, not authors, who would need to cite rigorous reasons for their concerns about a piece of research.


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