Individual Privacy vs. National Security
Cevin S. woods
ENG: English Composition II
Nov, 14, 2012
On September, 11, 2001, the united states where under attacked my terrorist that have been living in America for many years. They went to flight school and were trained by Americans, so they needed a new way to strike so that puts the wars of the past into new category then from the wars of years past. So the government went into action on the USA Patriot act to take down terrorism in those countries that have weapons of mass destruction. This act gave the government the power to spy on American to see every and anything from Cell phone records and electronic financial to see it you if you were send money to those countries that do acts of terrorism.
Different newspaper organization were put out there that president order the NSA to secretly spy on American citizens on their privacy. There was a need to look at the basics on what the government was spy on so there are many points cell phone record, financial and email. There different people have different takes on the government position on why it need to be done but understand is why not tell the American people it does violate are right to privacy under the law.
The only way to give a clear view of populace stance on both side of the spectrum is too give the opinions and writing of other forms of the media in the way that mainstream America formulates their opinion on the issue. So we will go into both sides on what the American people say and the government stance on the issues at hand. Most people agree that under the USA Patriot act that there are not enough check and balances. America people are not comfortable with government invading their privacy.
The Atlanta Journal constitution (2006) post an article on the secret things that The NSA where doing Michael Hayden was said on record that “NSA often gets FISA warrants for wiretaps. NSA employees also listen in on