[gis_info] Another case of the Ethical Dilemmas that confront GIS Professionals

Babinski, Greg Greg.Babinski at kingcounty.gov
Wed May 20 07:57:51 PDT 2020

This was bound to happen, sooner or later, within the fraught environment of science, empirical data, and political priorities related to Covid-19.

The story of GIS Analyst Rebekah Jones, the State of Florida C19 dashboard, and the State of Florida is making headlines (https://www.miamiherald.com/news/coronavirus/article242851256.html).  More details I'm sure will emerge.

But what would you do?

Here is an earlier article about another moral dilemma, closer to home: https://gisandyou.org/2020/03/13/the-practical-application-of-the-gis-code-of-ethics-a-case-study/.

It is worthwhile for all GIS professionals to review the GIS Code of Ethics.<https://www.urisa.org/about-us/gis-code-of-ethics/>

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