[Air-l] Great Ethical disasters in Internet Research?

david silver dsilver at u.washington.edu
Wed Jul 10 12:38:04 PDT 2002

ooh, interesting sounding thread!

like frank, i'm not sure if the study was an example of unethical research
rather than methodologically flawed research.  along those lines, in
addition to the notorious rimm report (for a great summary of the
controversy see http://www.fair.org/media-beat/950719.html) i'll add two

1. Carnegie Mellon's HomeNet study

the study:


2. wall street "research" in pricing dot.com's valuations.  pick and
choose:  amazon.com, yahoo!, and my personal favorite, theglobe.com.  four
recent books explore this terrain in interesting ways:  cassidy's dot.con,
kuo's dot.bomb, ashbrook's the leap, and paternot's a very public

david silver

On Wed, 10 Jul 2002, Dr Chris Mann wrote:

> Summer quiz!!!

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