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Cyberethics  
  Philosophy detailing how computers work within human communities.  

"Widespread adoption of Planetary Networks and the philosophy of Intellectual Integrity allows for a coherent system of Cyberethics, outlining the proper relationship of computers to society."
From Alpha Centauri, by Sid Meier.
Published by Fraxis Games in 1999
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The RPG provides more detail:

"As sophisticated robots and computers spread through Planetary society, there were often debates over their proper role: as slaves or servants, as partners, or as simple tools?"
-GURPS Alpha Centauri by Jon F. Zeigler, published by Steve Jackson Games.

Thanks to Gatomon41 for contributing this item.

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