What's a profession without a code of ethics? Being a legitimate profession almost requires drafting a code and, at least nominally, making members follow it. Codes of ethics (henceforth “codes”) exist for a number of reasons, many of which can vary widely from profession to profession - but above all they are a form of codified self-regulation.
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& Sadowski, Jathan (2014). Leaning on the Ethical Crutch: A Critique of Codes of Ethics. IEEE TECHNOLOGY AND SOCIETY MAGAZINE, 33(4), 44-47. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/MTS.2014.2363985