[Air-l] Science News Online: The Social Net
jstromer at asc.upenn.edu
Wed Jun 5 13:19:05 PDT 2002
RE: [Air-l] Science News Online: The Social NetInteresting question. My sense is that if a researcher is looking at an archive of discussion, as long as the participants remain anonymous in the research findings write-up, such analysis is fine and ethical. My human subjects board would require me to file with them to notify them that I was doing such archival work, but such research would be exempt from any formal oversight by the human subjects board.
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From: Kris Gowen
To: air-l at aoir.org
Sent: Wednesday, June 05, 2002 1:14 PM
Subject: RE: [Air-l] Science News Online: The Social Net
Would it be different, ethically, for a researcher to analyze archives on a message board discussing the same topic?
L. Kris Gowen, PhD
Senior Research Associate
Foundation for Accountability
kgowen at facct.org
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