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This paper focuses on the ethical perspective of information and communication technologies known as information ethics. It discusses the foundation of information ethics focusing on the work of Norbert Wiener which is then followed by an overview of the key definitions of information ethics. This in turn leads to a discussion on the practical relevance of information ethics for the strategists, developers and implementers of ICT. Three key issues of privacy, property and crime are considered from an ethical standpoint.