May Thorseth

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May Thorseth was one of the co-authors of the The Onlife Manifesto, which was drafted on behalf of the Digital Futures Task Force of DG Connect of the European Commission in 2012. She was one of the members of the The Onlife Initiative, in which Yiannis Laouris of Future Worlds Center was also a member.

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May Thorseth is Professor of philosophy, Department of philosophy, Norwe- gian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) and Director of NTNU’s Pro- gramme for Applied Ethics Thorseth is also member of the management group of NTNU’s Globalization Programme global. Project leader of large research project in applied ethics Applied Ethics: Governance of Health and Natural Resources (funded by the Norwegian Research council 2012-2015) Selected publications on information ethics: Global information and computer ethics, 2010 (with C. Ess), in L. Floridi (ed): The Cambridge handbook of information and computer ethics. CUP (ISBN 978-0-521-88898-1), pp. 163-181; Deliberation Online: An Impedi- ment Against Fundamentalism Offline, 2011.Oñati Socio-Legal Series (ISSN 2079- 5971) Volum 1 (5) pp. 1-17; Trust and Virtual Worlds. Contemporary Perspectives, 2011 (co-edited with C. Ess) Peter Lang Publishing Group 2011 (ISBN 978-1-4331- 0923-2)