Analysis Of George Orwell 's ' Big Brother ' Essay example

1041 Words Feb 28th, 2016 5 Pages
The term “Big Brother” is known by everyone in society, for its given meaning by George Orwell in his famous novel, 1984. “Big Brother” was a fictional character and symbol for the totalitarian government in this dystopian society. This government had total control of all its citizens; including installing telescreens to monitor citizens every move, erasing history to keep “Big Brother” as the hero all the society believes he is, and killing anyone who would want to rebel against them. Although the people in the fictitious 1984 were much less free than today, society parallels many aspects of the totalitarian government developed in this novel. The infamous “Big Brother” and the new “Little Brother” is seen everywhere, including the dispute between the tech company, Apple, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
“Big Brother” has played an essential role in the controversy between Apple and the FBI. December 2, 2015, a terroristic attack occurred in San Bernardino carried out by a married couple known as Syed Rizwan Farook and Tashfeen Malik. 14 people were killed and 22 people were seriously injured, because of this horrid attack. The FBI found the terroristic couple, and shot them to death. After searching through their belongings, the FBI found Farook’s iPhone 5C, and they are going to use it to gather any information they can about their attack and any future attacks. There is only one problem; it is locked with a passcode. There are many ways to get into a locked…

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