Here is the good news: there are a lot of good, interesting initiatives around us, addressing the many concerns raised with software ethics (technical, economical, social, philosophical). They scale from small, local fab labs to international associations, to informal groups communicating via mailing lists and forums.
- The RIPE (Réseaux IP Européens) has many actions regarding diversity and ethical considerations in their task.
- The critical engineering manifesto.
Networked systems Ethics
This is a project from the university of Oxford: Ethics in Networked Systems Research: Ethical, Legal and Policy reasoning for Internet Engineering. The wiki is worth a visit too.