Individual Privacy vs. National Security

Topics: USA PATRIOT Act, United States Marine Corps, National security, Royal Marines, Armed forces, Marine / Pages: 12 (2844 words) / Published: Jul 1st, 2012
INDIVIDUAL PRIVACY VS. NATIONAL SECURITY
Donald R. Baker Jr.
ENG122 English Composition
Lesa Hadley
June 18, 2012

There are always two sides to this battle. Which is more important, is the individual privacy more important than our national security as a whole? This is a sensitive subject, and it will get many different thoughts in this battle. Yes, individual privacy is one of the many rights we have as Americans. Yes we are protected to an extent, if you would like to keep your privacy, I think you need to do that. But it seems in the world today, that people use their privacy in many different ways and think that they are protected. But as we all know this isn’t true. As you are looking through the social networks looking for friends and foes, you see so much drama on all the networks. When it comes to the individual’s privacy, these are the people which are upset in many different ways, because people feel as if they are being taken advantage of. If you look at these people they are posting whatever they want and saying whatever they want. It’s really annoying, because people are talking so much mess about the government and presidents how much they can’t people. You see different military branches personnel talking about how much they can’t stand there units or whatever they are complaining about. But as you should know, there are so many people monitoring these sites and reporting the issues they feel is a threat. This is why the National Security has been in place. It can go all the way back to September Eleventh, also even further than that. As you know, the nation’s security has been doubling up and watching everything and doing everything it needs to do to make sure this huge setback never happens again. The Nation has it has been stepping up and taking care of our issues with all the people that think they can do and post whatever they want. People should watch what they say and do. Because it can be a big slap to



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