Privacy1 - CSC 302 Computers Society Privacy Part 1 Kevin O'Gorman Technology is always ahead of the law The law can never keep up with the changes

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CSC 302: Computers & Society Privacy Part 1 Kevin O'Gorman
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Technology is always ahead of the law! The law can never keep up with the changes in technology and the impact it can have on society before a law can be set in motion. Once a law is passed, it still does not mean the problem is solved. There are usually still immense holes for private citizens and the government to blaze through. Law abiding citizens need privacy from the government. Privacy As technology advances, laws are implemented to protect society. 1970? "Expectation of Privacy" "No Expectation of Privacy"
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Fourth Amendment The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized. Within this amendment is “Reasonable expectation of privacy”!! The word “expectation ” is why we are losing our right to privacy with the internet. Do we expect privacy in our own homes? Yes, therefore law enforcement can not wiretap our homes without a warrant. Do we expect privacy on the internet? No, therefore law enforcement can eavesdrop on everything we do.
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If we demanded and expected privacy,then we would have it! Criminals can use the internet to get away with: -terrorist plots - molesting children (pedophiles) and teens -human trafficking -stealing/altering data -harassment/stalking -etc Do you think the government should be able to wiretape our cell phones and intrude in our internet activities? If this is protected by the 4 th amendment, then why did the
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The Privacy Act of 1974 , was passed by congress following revelations of the abuse of privacy during the administration of President Richard Nixon . The Privacy Act states in part: No agency shall disclose any record which is contained in a system of records by any means of communication to any person, or to another agency, except pursuant to a written request by, or with the prior written consent of, the individual to whom the record pertains. ... _________________________________________________ There are specific exceptions
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This note was uploaded on 10/12/2009 for the course CPE 302 taught by Professor Kevino'gorman during the Spring '09 term at Cal Poly.

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Privacy1 - CSC 302 Computers Society Privacy Part 1 Kevin O'Gorman Technology is always ahead of the law The law can never keep up with the changes

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