Is The Absolute Security On The Internet?

1561 WordsMay 1, 20177 Pages
Do you believe that there is absolute security on the Internet? I would answer no because I never know if there is anybody spying on me somewhere through the internet and track what am I doing daily. I’m always concerned about this issue and I think almost everybody in the world who does social networking or goes online Nowadays, many people experience problems regarding privacy on technology, such as the Internet. With technology, people can do all sorts of things and socialize with people from different places. However, people shouldn’t trust digital technology so easily when it involves disclosure of private information. With digital technology being so advanced today, people’s privacy is in danger that demonstrates cybersecurity,…show more content…
Cybersecurity is in danger in places besides the United States. In Japan, an Act on the Protection of Personal Information was established in 2005 to protection people’s privacy. The Japanese were receiving “e-mails that pretend to be from a legitimate source (such as a bank) but direct recipients to Web sites designed to steal their personal information. The Japanese are also concerned with the loss (either through theft or carelessness) of personal information that they have entrusted to companies.” (Greenemeier) This expresses general concern about online privacy when they receive untrustworthy e-mails asking for personal information. It isn’t just the U.S. that experiences online privacy invasion because people from other countries may have experienced something like suspicious sites asking for their personal information. And, nobody wants to get tricked into sharing things such as their address and credit card information. Despite the overwhelming concerns regarding online privacy, people continue using technology and share their information on social media. According to the article “We Want Privacy But We Can’t Stop Sharing” by Kate Murphy, a journalist for the New York Times, she claims that “it’s hard to argue for the value of privacy when people eagerly share so much achingly personal information on social media.” In other words, people
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