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The inclusive analysis of ICT ethical issues on healthy society: a global digital divide approach

Ahmed Haider, Sami, Zeeshan, M., Irshad, M., Noman, S.M., Arshad, S.M.A.S., Pervaiz, A. and Naseer, F. (2021) The inclusive analysis of ICT ethical issues on healthy society: a global digital divide approach. Procedia Computer Science, 183. pp. 801-806. ISSN 1877-0509

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The Global Digital Division remains as a rising focus that has to be brought into the notice of the United Nations UN. It is about the vast disparity in exposure to the existing digital knowledge by ICT information and communication technologies amongst developed and developing nations. The work outlined here seeks to acknowledge the effects and provide feedback of an ethical issue on key areas. The study also provides information about the several concrete solutions to this issue in order to ensure the sustainable development of society. In addition, a Digital Effectiveness Framework has been suggested which consist of five phases namely access, exploration, knowledge acquisition, adoption, and innovation and transformation. The study ends with the molds that leads to address the impact of the Global Digital Divide will continue at national level. National surveillance systems must be set to determine the digital opportunity index DOI for each country and track their role as tech giants in the information and communication technology environment.

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Part of a special issue: Proceedings of the 10th International Conference of Information and Communication Technology.

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Uncontrolled Discrete Keywords: global digital division, ICT, nations ethical issues, sustainable society, digital opportunity index
Divisions: College of Business, Psychology and Sport > Worcester Business School
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Depositing User: Sami Ahmed Haider
Date Deposited: 07 May 2021 06:45
Last Modified: 07 May 2021 06:45

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