Untitled document-41.pdf - May 1 2018 Introduction to American Jurisprudence To what extent should the law protect the privacy of online customers The

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May 1 2018 Introduction to American Jurisprudence To what extent should the law protect the privacy of online customers? The law should protect the privacy of online customers. Privacy should not only apply to homes but also online searches. Internet usage is part of everyone’s daily life, with online shopping and social media, we spend a lot of time on the internet. A study in 2016 by Statista proved that 95 percent people between 25 and 34 years old use the internet everyday and provide personal information. As part of our daily “chore” we put a lot of our personal information on websites, like what we like, where we are at times, what we are doing, etc. However many don’t know that when using the internet, our personal information is not kept safe like we are told by theses companies. For example when you are online shopping and are viewing/adding item to your cart however you don’t purchase it, you will see the same items on another website or app. It will not be until you purchase that item that those ads will go away but how do they know that I purchased it, if they are on differnment websites or apps. We are on the internet everyday whether it be for school or work, without knowing we provide personal information like phone numbers, emails, and facts about ourselves. Recent events have proven to us what some social media outlets are using our information for. For
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