Internet Surveillance

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An interesting presentation on the increased amount of Internet Surveillance in today's up and coming technological world. As they said in 1984, "Big Brother is watching you."

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Internet Surveillance

  1. 1. Internet Surveillance Connor Feutlinske & Grant Lindsay
  2. 2. A Lively Overview Discussion Topics:  Internet Surveillance  National Security Agency (NSA)  Federal Law  Lack of Warrants  Surveillance Equipment  Terrorist Activity
  3. 3. Risks & Benefits of Internet Surveillance
  4. 4. Everything We Do Is Monitored
  5. 5. Be Careful What You Do Online
  6. 6. Opinions on Internet Surveillance By: Grant and Connor
  7. 7. Internet Surveillance As A Global Issue  Global Debate: Internet surveillance  Surveillance and National Security supporters hurt their own chances of public trust when the keep their real motives for internet surveillance from them in the first place.
  8. 8. What Are Americans Doing?  Americans are “ talking steps to remove or mask their digital footprints on the Internet.”  The pew research center reported, “86 percent of the US internet users have taken some steps to avoid online surveillance.”  “ 21 percent of online adults in the survey have had an email or social media account hijacked.  11 percent have had information like social security numbers or financial data stolen.”  “ 50 percent of internet users say they are worried about the amount of personal information about them that is online, a figure that has jumped from 33 percent in 2009.”
  9. 9. Insightful Quote From Obama  “ you can‟t have 100 percent security and also then have 100 percent privacy and zero inconvenience. We are going to have to make some choices as a society.” Various surveillance programs have helped the government “ anticipate and prevent possible terrorist activity.” – Barack Obama
  10. 10. Video  Link To The Video (Only Watch First 0:55): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vN1ebDgSg74&feature= youtu.be
  11. 11. Discussion & Question Period ① What types of crime are prevented by increased surveillance? ② How effective is surveillance in solving crimes, and how does this effectiveness change as levels of surveillance increase? ③ Why worry, if you’ve got nothing to hide? ④ Who’s protecting you from Internet predators, pedophiles, cyber stalkers, and online sex offenders?
  12. 12. Bibliography 1.) "Computer and network surveillance." Wikepedia. Wikipedia, 14 Sept. 2013. Web. 23 Sept. 2013. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Internet_surveillance>. 2.) Declan, Declan. "FBI pressures Internet providers to install surveillance software." CNET. CNET, 2 Aug. 2013. Web. 23 Sept. 2013. <http://news.cnet.com/8301-13578_3-57596791-38/ fbi-pressures-internet-providers-to-install-surveillance-software/>.
  13. 13. Bibliography 3.) Knox, Olivier. "Obama: Spying programs only „modest‟ invasion of privacy." Yahoo News. Yahoo, 7 June 2013. Web. 23 Sept. 2013. <http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/ticket/ obama- spying-programs-only-modest-invasion-privacy- 170140961.html>. 4.) "NSA Spying." Electronic Frontier Foundation. EFF, n.d. Web. 23 Sept. 2013. <https://www.eff.org/nsa-spying>.
  14. 14. Bibliography 5.) "Privacy fears cause more to cover online tracks: study." Yahoo News. Yahoo, 5 Sept. 2013. Web. 23 Sept. 2013. <http://news.yahoo.com/ privacy-fears-cause-more-cover- online-tracks-study- 110630349.html;_ylt=A2KLOzETyUBS_HsA9nDQtDMD>. 6.) Schneier, Bruce. "The Internet is a surveillance state." CNN Opinion. CNN, 16 Mar. 2013. Web. 23 Sept. 2013.
  15. 15. Bibliography 7.) Wright, Joss. "Necessary and inherent limits to internet surveillance.” Internet Policy Review. N.p., 5 Aug. 2013. Web. 23 Sept. 2013. <http://policyreview.info/articles/analysis necessary- and-inherent-limits-internet-surveillance>.

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