Science and Engineering Ethics

, Volume 22, Issue 2, pp 601–604 | Cite as

Human Flesh Search Engine and Online Privacy

  • Yang Zhang
  • Hong GaoEmail author


Human flesh search engine can be a double-edged sword, bringing convenience on the one hand and leading to infringement of personal privacy on the other hand. This paper discusses the ethical problems brought about by the human flesh search engine, as well as possible solutions.


Human flesh search engine Online privacy Public opinion Cyber violence 



This work are supported by National Natural Science Foundation of China (71102089 and 11375035) and Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities of Ministry of Education of China  (3132015155, 3132014328 and DUFE2014R22).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Business AdministrationDongbei University of Finance and EconomicsDalianChina
  2. 2.Department of PhysicsDalian Maritime UniversityDalianChina

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