Essay about The Issue Of The United States Constitution

1881 Words Oct 18th, 2016 8 Pages
The United States Constitution gives us the right “ to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness” and to do so without the fear that our privacy will be intruded upon. We have the ability to own land and put a fence around it so no one can come on to our property without our permission. We value our privacy and protect what we say or write on our phones and computers from prying eyes. There are laws set in place, like the Health Insurance Portability Act (HIPPA) that helps protect an individual’s health information. Imagine that your deepest darkest secrets are no longer safe from anybody or organization. In the technological world we live in there is that emanate threat that others can view the intimate details of our life. Now picture that our own government is tracking our every move, reading what we have written, and keeping taps on everything we do. The body of rule that is bound to listen to the will of the people it represents and put their interests above all else is potentially putting the citizens constitutional rights at risk. In today’s society American lives revolve around technology, let us take for example the smart phone. We can create a simple grocery list, we can connect to individuals a world away, and share our lives with others, all without thinking about our privacy. The iPhone is equipped with a setting you can choose to enable that after 10 incorrect password attempts all data on said phone is erased. Smart phones also have the ability to track…

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