Does the Spread of Surveillance Technology Threaten Privacy? Technological controversy: does the spread of surveillance technology threaten privacy? Is this acceptable? A look at what the scholarly literature and popular literature both have to say Introduction The topic this writer is going to discuss is the spread of surveillance technology and whether or not it threatens privacy. Some general information about the topic makes it plain to us that surveillance is an on-going issue in contemporary America: the Communications Assistance for Law Enforcement Act requires that all phone calls. VoIP communications, and broadband internet traffic must be made available to federal law enforcement agencies for unimpeded real-time monitoring...The end:
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