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    Government Surveillance on Society Our society is dystopian in that we are being watched by the government. The government’s surveillance ranges from cameras to electronics to even drones. We are told that this constant surveillance is for our safety and to make it a safe environment for us because their main reason is to protect us when in fact it may not be their true intentions. U.S. police have been asking for greater surveillance in order to keep pace with the technology use of criminals

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    government’s surveillance of their Internet activities; they saw this as an invasion of their privacy. After the attack and despite discomfort, the government increased internet surveillance to monitor future threats. Is government

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    Is increasing government surveillance ethical in regards to exchanging consumer privacy for public safety? This question popped up immediately when I heard the prompt, as I'm sure some others have said too. Of course, it didn’t come out right off the bat, but instead I asked myself what would be an easy yet interesting topic to write about. Originally I was only going to focus on recent events such as the FBI v. Apple case, but then I noticed I can delve deeper into the subject with past events such

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    Government Surveillance and Our Privacy In the world we live in today, the general populous is being spied on constantly. In the name of national security, our government is turning our electronic devices against us. This precedent was started in 1992 with the DEA collecting the metadata from all US calls to countries linked to drug trafficking (Heath 1). The DEA gathered the information without the approval of the courts, analyzed the data and put them into large databases and investigative reports

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    organizations especially the government constantly watches each and every one of our moves. By definition, surveillance is any systematic focus on any information in order to influence, manage, entitle, or control those whose information is collected. (Bennet et Al, 6). From driving to the shopping mall to withdrawing money from the ATM machine, Canadians are being watched constantly. With Canada’s commitment to advance technology and infrastructure in the 1960s, government surveillance is much easier and

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    Government Surveillance Imagine a world where your every move was being monitored. A dark world where it is no secret who you are, where you have been and who you associate with; now include who you love, who you pray to and what you just ate for dinner. The word privacy doesn’t exist in such world and it is such world that we are heading to.“Big Brother is watching you!” This quote by George Orwell couldn’t have been truer. Every aspect of our lives is being sorted through as Big Data this very

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    the government. If something is done in public, it can always be traced back to an individual. Of course, the domain of public is no longer limited the mall or the bar, but rather simply online on one’s device, through the Internet. And throughout recent history, consumers have traded their anonymity for benefits that services like Google offer. In the status quo, privacy is growing more remote day by day, and there is no established baseline to limit the extent of information the government can

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    Government surveillance has not contributed to a decrease of percentage in crimes, but has created a controversial topic instead. Online surveillance has been an invasion of privacy, because everything the users access is seen without their consent. Due to the fact the stored data is not used, government surveillance in the united states has not been very impactful. Crimes and terrorist attacks were not stopped, and the mass storage of personal data within the last year has violated privacy laws

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    "The United States government should have limited grounds to monitoring the American people. With the continuing technological advances, it is impossible to not have government supervision: It is important to this supervision for the safety of the nation. The issue with our current system of government surveillance is the lack of transparency between the citizens and the nation. While government surveillance has become more accepted, as seen with the rise of memes that make fun of the topic, there

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    cameras? The government is who is watching. The government believes it’s necessary to watch over everyone’s activities at all times. No matter what it is that people are engaged in, it’s never private. Government surveillance has come to a point where privacy no longer exists. Even if people are doing nothing wrong, they’re still under close watch. People’s individual liberties are being violated, and they do not trust the government, instead they live in fear of it. Is all this government supervision

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