cell phone privacy
Cell Phone Privacy: They’re Watching You Our cellphones today are just devices for spying on people across the country. The government looks in on phone records, text records, social media, and mostly everything on our cellular device. The things the government can do with cell phones are crazy as they can track our every move. Since the beginning of cellphones, the government has been tracking them and invading everyone’s privacy. First, privacy is a huge issue on its own. “’Privacy is rarely lost in one fell swoop,’ writes George Washington University law Professor Daniel Solove” (Bailey). Privacy is something of by which people are slowly being deprived over the years. Many people just let the government do the minor things and just become complacent like it is nothing, such as monitoring people’s phone calls (Bailey). This is something that should bother many of us. Someone from the government at any time could listen in on someone’s phone call and not even know them. The cell phone is the biggest issue and should be protected. “Many individuals take great care to protect their computers with security software, but forget to address the security of their smartphones” (“Privacy In the Age”). There is software that many people should get to protect their privacy from getting invaded. Secondly, GPS tracking is the biggest invasion of privacy on cell phones. This has increased through many court cases in the past years. “’ Awareness that the Government may be watching chills associational and expressive freedoms,’ wrote U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor in U.S. v. Jones, a 2012 case dealing with warrantless GPS tracking” (Bailey). This is a big issue because it was warrantless, and that is what many of the American people have a problem with. If there was a device that would be created to track your movements and find information about an individual, it would look very similar to a cell phone (Calabresi, Rogers, and Thornton). That cell phone has
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