Essay about How Much Do You Value Your Privacy?

1879 Words Apr 21st, 2016 8 Pages
How Much Do You Value Your Privacy?

Imagine if one day you were in your own house minding your own business and all of a sudden you saw a man looking through your window just watching you. This would freak most people out and possibly concern them greatly. Is that not the same with the Government watching people’s every move on the internet? Most people would not appreciate their privacy being compromised. The Government thinks that it is okay to spy on the citizens of its own country without their knowledge or acceptance. The thing is that most people did not even know about the NSA spying. Spying is an invasion of privacy to an extent within the law. There are boundaries that the Government needs to stay in to keep this whole thing legal. Except, they are trying to go beyond their geris diction. Just because they are law enforcement does not mean that they get to just set the law aside for themselves and invaded us, they have to stay within the law too. There is a difference between watching for security and going beyond the privacy right of the American Citizens. The Government is exceeding their legal boundaries, and the people of the United States of America should be able to fight for their right to privacy to get the Government back within the bounds of their legal rights.

What have they exactly been doing? First, they were trying to keep their tech surveillance a secret from everyone until it finally spilled out. Second, they then proceeded to go on with it even…

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