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Evaluating Irrelevant Search

A Case Study for Internet Ethics Education

Existing standards for ethical human subjects’ research may not always fit the needs of Internet researchers. We explore how ethics education can be designed for an industry research lab. Specifically, we present a case study on search engine experimentation— “Irrelevant Search”— and explore how the ethics of this case study are evaluated by two different populations, graduate students and industry researchers…

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World's leading professional association of Internet Research Specialists - We deliver Knowledge, Education, Training, and Certification in the field of Professional Online Research. The AOFIRS is considered a major contributor in improving Web Search Skills and recognizes Online Research work as a full-time occupation for those that use the Internet as their primary source of information.

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