Big Brother: An Argumentative Analysis

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In recent discussions of technology in 2016, technology has evolved into a digitalized state that completely aligns to the agenda of government control over the individual, and consequently the masses. The United States of America has created through the principles of capitalism a world of electronic surveillance from the time an infant is born. In Europe newborn babies will be compelled to take in a RFID (radio frequency identification) chip. Even America will ask about the micro chipped babies in 2017. When you buy a new car your most likely going to be tracked anywhere you go in your car. Automotive “black boxes” are now built into more than 90 percent of new cars, and the government is considering making them mandatory. A black boxes recorded…show more content…
In the United States of America there are cameras and government takes control of almost everything. In 2014 there were 245 million professionally installed video surveillance cameras active and operational globally. These cameras can surveillance you’re every move, whether you’re shopping the grocery store or driving on the freeway. George Orwell writes in 1984 says “ big brother is watching you” (Orwell) Orwell wants to show that technology will movie us to the world of big brother because technology can watch us almost everywhere we go. If cameras can be made as small as to be put into a phone and be high definition, cameras can be anywhere watching anyone without anyone seeing the cameras. Even Police officers are now starting to wear cameras on duty to watch over them and to watch over everyone about the size of a cigarette small enough to put on their sun glasses. Cameras will be anywhere the government wants them to be or anywhere they feel they need to be…show more content…
Even though apple does not allow anyone to open anybody’s account, the government makes apple open all accounts for the government so that they can have anyone’s information. If apple refuses to open all account they intimidate them saying they are going to put them out of business. The government intimidates any company that may have your information so they can have anything they may need to know about someone. Peter Maass and Megha Rajagopalan says in there text that’s no phone. That’s my tracker that, “thanks to the explosion of GPS technology and Smartphone’s apps, these devices are also taking note of what we buy, where and when we buy it, how much money we have in the bank, whom we text and e-mail, what web sites we visit, how and where we travel, what time we go to sleep and wake up and more.” Maass and Rajagapalan are saying that cell phones are not really cell phones there more of a tracker. Cell phones also give most information about a person. They don’t want us to find out they have all of our information because then most people won’t use it no more. When the government has everything about you that mean they know you’re doing, where you’re at because now a day’s people put everything they do on their phone and where they go technology is what people use all day
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