The main issue in the Snowden controversy is the conflicting rights of private individuals and the US government with regard to the use of telecommunications and the internet. There are ethical issues surrounding this controversy and the most applicable ethical approach for this case is “Ethics by Rights Approach”. As a background, the reason why US government had declared Edward Snowden a traitor is his involvement in the leaking of about 1.7 million confidential US documents, 15,000 Australian intelligence files and 58,000 British intelligence files from the National Security Agency (or NSA) to the public. These confidential information were acquired by the NSA through the PRISM program by collaborating with big internet companies such
CSIS was created to help safeguard Canadian institutions and maintain the democratic values of Canada. The mission within the Canadian Security Intelligence Service is to investigate suspected threats, which may pose a threat to national security. The service has the authority to take measures in order to eliminate these threats under reasonable grounds and within the confines of the law. While CSIS is at the forefront of Canada’s national security, it relies on several Canadian Government agencies and services in order to obtain information. Being an intelligence service, CSIS will advise the Government of Canada through the use of intelligence reports, threat and security assessments based on activities that may pose a threat to national security.
The two brothers have been fighting for many years in order to clear their mother’s name. They both admit that their father was indeed a Soviet Union spy. They too believe that he passed along secrets about the atomic bomb research in the United States (Washington Post). The jury on the other hand after executing both Julius and Ethel Rosenberg had claimed that Ethel Rosenberg might have been innocent after all ( New York). Due to evidence that had surfaced after the breakup of the Soviet Union and declassification of Venona, suggests that Julius Rosenberg did in fact pass atomic secrets to the Soviet Union (New York).
It evolve over time and President George W. Bush’s "Terrorist Surveillance Program" had created PRISM. This program gave NSA access to “Big Data” like phone’s metadata and data that are sent over the internet (Gellman B and Poitras L). This issue became aware to the public at June 6th, 2013, when Edward Snowden revealed to the items to The Guardian.
Unfortunately the guy Gotti was working for Danny Fatico who was working for the Gambino family. John Gotti was murderous and dedicated, which made him the nation’s most notorious mobster since Al Capone. Gotti thought he could become a mobster and he set his mind to it, leading him to be dedicated, murderous, and well known by everyone. The murders and other illegal type actions led to being known well. “ On April 2, 1992, fifteen years ago
This week the Associated Press confirmed a new indictment, former senior adviser, Rick Gates. The story alleges, “He admitted to charges accusing him of conspiring against the U.S. government… as well as lying to federal authorities in a recent interview” (AP). The dominoes are falling just like they did when Hamlet started to put the
– Except the main purpose of NATO to safeguard the freedom of its fellows, which is famously defined by Article 5 of the Washington Treaty as: “an armed attack upon one…shall be considered an attack upon them all”, NATO intervenes in different places, where they think that is necessary. We have example in Kosovo, Afghanistan, etc., where they thought that human rights of the people of Kosovo and Bosnia in this case were violated. So, North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) tends to provide a Global Security. Members that are allied in NATO are from Europe and North America, which affords an exclusive
Freedom of speech is sometimes in conflict with the rights and freedoms with right other persons. Legal rules states generally regulate restrictions on freedom of expression in its territory. Under international law, restrictions on freedom of expression are required to respond to three conditions: they must strictly comply with the law, pursue a legitimate aim and must be necessary and appropriate to achieve this goal. Laws imposing limitations should strive to be unambiguous and does not allow for different interpretations. Thus, the Constitution of the Russian Federation prohibits propaganda inciting social, racial, national or religious hatred and enmity, as well as dissemination of information constituting a state secret.
Society must always blame a more powerful source for tragic events. This particular event happened to fall on the shoulders of President Barack Obama. Another red flag to conspiracy theory enthusiasts, was the fact that the Department of Homeland Security had a training exercise only a few miles from Sandy Hook Elementary. This caused many people to
VI- The Fourth Convention and Human Rights Law: It should to be focused on the international humanitarian law in wartime which coexists with human rights law, certain procurements of which can't be derogated from. Securing the individual versus the enemy (instead of protecting the individual versus his own authorities) is one of the features of the law of Armed Forces. A state at war can’t make use of the conflict as an excuse for ignoring the requirements of that law, which is by definition valid to unexpected situations. International humanitarian law gives due concern to military objectives and tries to accommodate military need with the requests of humanity. Throughout centuries, this law has been progressively changed to take account
Ohio, 367 U.S 436 (1966) and Weeks v. United States, 232 U.S. 383 (1914) will explain in debt on how the fourth amendment has been adjusted to fit the justce system. People who are not part of law enforcemt should not interven with investigations because it makes the issue more diffuclt, but like every law or rule it can be justified. they are two factors that can be consided when determinding when a private person is acting as an "instrument of the state." one way private people can be justified is by how much the government had influenced the private person. another way this can be justifiable is when the governent is using the person to obtain eveidence ( 'the discovery of the criminal activity or evidence").
The main laws concerning this case is the Saskatchewan Human Rights Code, specifically section 14(1)(b). This section talks about how people can not publish certain materials such as materials that are seen to be as offensive and targeting a protected group (Saskatchewan v. Whatcott,
During his career running operations in the CIA, the Bin Laden case is a standout, so it is important that people of opposing views at least take a minute to consider his steady, keen outcry against the way American leaders deal with foreign allies. Mike may be filled with
Canada was transformed on April 17, 1982 when Queen Elizabeth II gave her royal acceptance of the Constitution Act. Prior to the signing of the Act, which included the Charter of Rights and Freedoms, Canada remained under the control of Britain and individual rights were not guaranteed. The Constitution Act established the Government of Canada, apart from Britain, and granted it the ability to amend its own Constitution. It also gave the Supreme Court more authority, provide the provinces political and economic controls and gave new guarantees of equality and individual rights not provided for in the British North American (BNA) Act. The new Constitution and Charter were controversial in the provinces, but Pierre Trudeau’s determination
Brian Hernandez Prof. Cicirelli CM-115-02 11/30/15 JFK Assassination Many conspiracies have taken place within government, but none of them have been more serious then JFK assassination. When JFK had fired its director and other agents, the CIA was scared that Kennedy would take down the CIA permently, he believed to be an extremely terrible agency under the government. The shooter, Lee Harvey Oswald, who was in the marines at one point was planted into the biggest CIA camp somewhere in the Asian pacific and had been wanting to attend the CIA. Apparently he was the guy for the job. Many critics say that Lee Harvey Oswald might have been brain washed by the CIA.