Professional and Ethical Issues in Semantic Web

Pankaj Kumar, Ajay Kumar Singh

Abstract


This paper highlights professional and ethical issues in semantic web environment. As in case of semantic web environment information is more visible to search engines and other websites and so it raises significant privacy issues for users providing personal data on a semantic website. This paper also highlights the importance of informed consent in a semantic web environment. Finally it explores the challenge for developers and designers of semantic web environment and potential approach to meeting these issues in an efficient way.

 


Keywords


Semantic Web, RDF, OWL, Ethics, Privacy, Informed Consent

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