Security vs. Privacy

Security vs. Privacy - Security vs. Privacy: Does Terrorism...

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Unformatted text preview: Security vs. Privacy: Does Terrorism Change the Debate Group # 3 1995 Washington State prison sample of robbers 1995 “Least To Most Important Deterrent In Robbing A Convenient Store” Factors Factors Rank Order Amount of money 2 Escape Route 1 Anonymity 3 Interference 6 Active Police Patrol 4 Armed Clerk 5 Number of Clerks 7 Number of Customers 9 Camera System 10 Alarm System 8 Video Recording 11 Source: Rosemary Erickson, Athena Research Corp., 1995 Survey conducted by The Big Brother Project at Boston University Project Conducted on­line during third week of March Conducted on­line during third week of March 2004­ 1049 participants (463 male, 586 female) by Survey Sampling International Inc ­ opinions reflected only represent 2/3 of households with regular internet access, margin of error for randomly selected sample size = +/­ 3% “people who obey the law have people nothing to fear from nothing government surveillance.” 44% yes 56% no The right to privacy is “more important than national security concerns.” concerns.” 22% yes 78% no U.S Citizen’s agreement with government surveillance government 100% 90% 80% 70% 60% 50% 40% 30% 20% 20% 25% 16% 10% 0% access to e-mail records cell phone surveillance permission to veiw credit card records ...
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