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Kevin Macnish - University of Leeds. Leeds, , GB

Kevin Macnish Kevin Macnish

University of Leeds

Leeds, UNITED KINGDOM

Kevin Macnish: Ethical Surveillance, Privacy, Social Networks, Automation

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Biography

Kevin Macnish, PhD is a Teaching Fellow and Consultant at the University of Leeds. A former employee of GCHQ, Kevin Macnish has a background in surveillance work and researches how and when this can be ethically justified. Kevin has published several articles on this subject, including in the Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy, and has written for trade journals for Private Investigators. Kevin's interests are also in the ethics of security and of automated systems such as unmanned aerial systems ("drones").

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Defense

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Areas of Expertise (2)

Ethical Surveillance

Privacy Concerns

Education (5)

University of Leeds: MA, Philosophy 2009

University of Leeds: BA, Philosophy 1995

University of East Anglia: MA, International Relations 1996

Southern Evangelical Seminary: MA, Theology 2004

University of Leeds: PhD, Philosophy 2013

PhD in the ethics of surveillance.

Affiliations (1)

  • University of Leeds

Event Appearances (2)

“Always There: The Ethics of Using Online Social Networks for Business and Pleasure”

Professional Ethics Network  University of Leeds

2012-06-13

“If you’ve done nothing wrong you have nothing to hide” Ethical Issues in Computing: Privacy and Surveillance

Privacy and Confidentiality:   Exploring the ethical issues arising for the Professions  Chartered Institute of Insurance

2012-05-02

Sample Talks (1)

“If you’ve done nothing wrong you have nothing to hide” Ethical Issues in Computing: Privacy and Surveillance

An overview of developments in surveillance and their ethical implications

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