Compare And Contrast Essay On 1984 By George Orwell

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In the united states today the government has so much power than what people may think. They have control over innocent citizens. The kind of power the government has over us has gotten to a limit where now they know where we are at and all of our private information safe on our cell phones. George Orwell’s novel 1984 gives a great example of how the government controls the people. In the novel they tell us about the government from Oceania, and how they control every single second of the citizens’ lives. Do you think it is fair that the government has that kind of control? In my opinion, I believe that the government doesn't need to know our every movement. They don't need to know where we are located at, or what we are doing, and what we are thinking about to talking about. Just how in the book Nineteen-Eighty four the government form Oceania controls every single moment of the citizens there big brother controls the future and the past “Who controls the past …show more content…

That's my tracker,” by Peter Maass and Megha Rajagopalan they talk about how every personal information that a citizen has safe on their phone is not safe and that their phones are in danger. In the article, they mention how “1.3 million of call data was collected”. Millions of cell phone users have been swept up in government surveillance of their calls. That proves that cell phone companies have definitely been watching our every move and how our phones have obviously become like our personal trackers. In the article, they also mention how “Cellular systems constantly check and record the location of all phones on their networks – and this data is particularly treasured by police departments and online advertisers” this obviously shows that the government is able to obtain private information from citizens. This article is similar to the novel because although the totalitarian can track citizens on their phone they can’t watch and track citizens through the

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